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Review: could Methadone cause Muscle twitching?

We study 2,064 people who have side effects while taking Methadone 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

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

Muscle twitching

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 62,080 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 2,064 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 14 people (0.68%) have Muscle Twitching.

Trend of Muscle twitching in Methadone hydrochloride reports

Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Muscle twitching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle twitching28.57%0.00%42.86%14.29%0.00%14.29%0.00%

Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%0.00%15.38%30.77%30.77%23.08%0.00%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle twitching14.29%14.29%57.14%14.29%

How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Back pain (2 people, 14.29%)
  2. Prophylaxis (1 people, 7.14%)
  3. Opportunistic infection prophylaxis (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Hiv infection (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Breakthrough pain (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Ativan (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Amytriptyline (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Oxycodone hcl (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Roxicodone (1 people, 7.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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