Review: could Methadone hydrochloride cause Muscle twitching?
Summary: Muscle twitching is found among people who take Methadone hydrochloride, especially for people who are 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lyrica, and have Back pain. We study 2,103 people who have side effects while taking Methadone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.
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Methadone hydrochloride has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 2,863 Methadone hydrochloride users)
Muscle Twitching has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 11,076 Muscle Twitching patients)
On May, 18, 2015: 2,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 14 people (0.67%) have Muscle Twitching.
Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Muscle twitching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle twitching||28.57%||0.00%||42.86%||14.29%||0.00%||14.29%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.38%||30.77%||30.77%||23.08%||0.00% |
Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle twitching||14.29%||14.29%||57.14%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Back pain (2 people, 14.29%)
- Prophylaxis (1 people, 7.14%)
- Opportunistic infection prophylaxis (1 people, 7.14%)
- Hiv infection (1 people, 7.14%)
- Breakthrough pain (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (3 people, 21.43%)
- Ativan (2 people, 14.29%)
- Amytriptyline (1 people, 7.14%)
- Oxycodone hcl (1 people, 7.14%)
- Roxicodone (1 people, 7.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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