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Review: could Methadone cause Insomnia?

We study 2,064 people who have side effects while taking Methadone from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Methadone hydrochloride

Methadone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,819 users) has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 757,392 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 2,064 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 54 people (2.62%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Methadone hydrochloride reports

Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia5.88%5.88%5.88%17.65%11.76%23.53%29.41%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%3.77%18.87%26.42%35.85%15.09%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%12.50%81.25%6.25%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%12.50%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (9 people, 16.67%)
  2. Depression (8 people, 14.81%)
  3. Blood cholesterol abnormal (4 people, 7.41%)
  4. Osteopenia (4 people, 7.41%)
  5. Anxiety (4 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (12 people, 22.22%)
  2. Gabapentin (12 people, 22.22%)
  3. Ibuprofen (11 people, 20.37%)
  4. Neurontin (10 people, 18.52%)
  5. Clonazepam (10 people, 18.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Josh (2 years ago):

i am on methadone for a little over a year and wake up in the morning with no more food in the fridge. I do not remember eating at all. i am on 120mg of methadone. my wife says i also smoke and walk and talk in my sleep and i do not remember that either. this has been going on for about 6 months now. anyone else have these problems. i eat mostly sugars in the night. my wife wants to chain me to the bed because she is afraid i will catch the house on fire from smoking and falling asleep with the cigarette in my hand.
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