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Review: could Methadone hydrochloride cause Pneumonia?

Summary: Pneumonia is found among people who take Methadone hydrochloride, especially for people who are 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain. We study 2,103 people who have side effects while taking Methadone hydrochloride 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

Methadone hydrochloride has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 2,863 Methadone hydrochloride users)

Pneumonia

Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 122,911 Pneumonia patients)

On May, 1, 2015: 2,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 72 people (3.43%) have Pneumonia.

Trend of Pneumonia in Methadone hydrochloride reports

Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Pneumonia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pneumonia0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pneumonia1.61%0.00%0.00%4.84%16.13%22.58%29.03%25.81%

Severity of Pneumonia when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pneumonia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (12 people, 16.67%)
  2. Hepatitis c (9 people, 12.50%)
  3. Nausea (6 people, 8.33%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (5 people, 6.94%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 6.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (20 people, 27.78%)
  2. Gabapentin (18 people, 25.00%)
  3. Prednisone (14 people, 19.44%)
  4. Lorazepam (14 people, 19.44%)
  5. Dexamethasone (14 people, 19.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • New symptoms in last few weeks including blisters on feet, constipation, upset stomach, severely reduced appetite, increased heartburn, acid reflux, nausea,tingling in hands and feet, numbness in toes, increased sensitivity to light and touch.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • my boyfriend has been fighting pancreatic cancer since 6/2013. He was diagnosed after a trip to e.r. with stomach ache. He received the whipple surgery within the same week. He has been in pain ever since. He has most recently obtained a pain management dr. THey prescribed Delauded and Methadone. He has been having like little mini siezures all along; but now he is delirius 10 x's a day. Please can you give us some advice/feedback. Txs.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I want to know if the AdderalXR-30mg is causing my methadone for pain management to be less effective. I am on 160 mg of methadone per day.

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    mel on Mar, 27, 2015:

    I am a 31 yr female.. I am on 30 mg of adderal a day an 100 mg methadone.. I started getting sweats/chills after being on the adderal for 4 months..I herd the adderal cuts your methadone in half an also herd it increases it..so not sure which one is correct..All i wanna know is the mixture causing the sweats or is it because I cut back on the adderal to one every other day or fewdays..how can iI fix this ? I thought if it was cutting it in half I'd try an get my methadone mg raised..I just want to feel normal..I'm on methadone because I had a prescription pill problem an was sick if I didn't have it..now I'm on methadone an I still get some of the same side effects as if I wasn't on anything.. Wth

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