Review: could Methadone cause Rheumatoid arthritis?
We study 2,045 people who have side effects while taking Methadone from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rheumatoid arthritis and more.
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Methadone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,796 users) has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) (latest reports from 320,784 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 2,042 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 6 people (0.29%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis. They amount to 0.00% of all the 320,960 people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis on eHealthMe.
Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Rheumatoid arthritis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rheumatoid arthritis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Rheumatoid arthritis when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :
|Rheumatoid arthritis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||16.67%||16.67% |
Severity of Rheumatoid arthritis when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Rheumatoid arthritis||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Rheumatoid arthritis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Rheumatoid arthritis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteopenia (2 people, 33.33%)
- Inflammation (2 people, 33.33%)
- Anxiety disorder (1 people, 16.67%)
- Constipation (1 people, 16.67%)
- Pain (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (3 people, 50.00%)
- Zestril (3 people, 50.00%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 50.00%)
- Percocet (3 people, 50.00%)
- Protonix (3 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 days ago):
after two years on methadone for server pain. my potassium level are very high. so much doctor very concern
From this study (6 days ago):
Diarrhea, Decrease of appetite, Pain in the stomach(burning), tiredness, loss of interest, sex drive none, weight gain from not eating, swelling of the legs and hands, pinching needles in the hands, Hands and feet (fingers and toes they be painfully twisting) Migraine headaches, Bad smelling P.M.S, sometimes bad Constipation, lower Bad back Pain, Eyesight getting worse(dry), All teeth have fallen off, Gums look infected(no matter how good I try to take care of them), Hair thinning, A lot of Sweating Profusely. Know you tell me that's been happening since I been in METHADONE.
From this study (1 week ago):
I have also had a tooth infection for about 2 and a half years. I started to shed hair about a year ago and would shed only 2-5 strands(noticeably) a day now it's 10-20 hair strands a day and this has started to progress about 2 weeks ago.
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