Review: could Methadone cause Pneumonia?
Summary: Pneumonia could be caused by Methadone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 1,904 people who have side effects while taking Methadone from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.
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Methadone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,760 users) has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Pneumonia (latest reports from 752,156 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 1,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 72 people (3.78%) have Pneumonia. They amount to 0.01% of all the 756,761 people who have Pneumonia on eHealthMe.
Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Pneumonia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :
Severity of Pneumonia when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Pneumonia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (12 people, 16.67%)
- Hepatitis c (9 people, 12.50%)
- Nausea (6 people, 8.33%)
- Fibromyalgia (5 people, 6.94%)
- Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 6.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (20 people, 27.78%)
- Gabapentin (18 people, 25.00%)
- Dexamethasone (14 people, 19.44%)
- Prednisone (14 people, 19.44%)
- Lorazepam (14 people, 19.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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After I eat I get a burning sensation and vomit a little bit and it burns when I vomit.
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It seems to me that it started when I started.methadone I have been on it for 3 years
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