Review: could Methadone cause Shortness of breath?
We study 2,045 people who have side effects while taking Methadone from FDA and social media. Among them, 76 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Methadone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,798 users) has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,346,530 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 2,042 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 71 people (3.48%) have Shortness Of Breath. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,333,963 people who have Shortness Of Breath on eHealthMe.
Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.95%||20.34%||47.46%||15.25% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||25.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (10 people, 14.08%)
- Prophylaxis (8 people, 11.27%)
- Multiple myeloma (7 people, 9.86%)
- Metastases to bone (5 people, 7.04%)
- Breast cancer (5 people, 7.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (32 people, 45.07%)
- Aspirin (19 people, 26.76%)
- Neurontin (18 people, 25.35%)
- Dilaudid (18 people, 25.35%)
- Nexium (18 people, 25.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 years ago):
trouble taking in a full breath is worse at night and when laying flat on my back. I do have asthma, which has always been very minor and was caused by smoking that was stopped over 13 years ago. only use inhaler since taking methadone.
From this study (2 years ago):
david atherton on Oct, 22, 2012:
im 55,male,gave up smoking 2yrs ago,have c.o.p.d,im being treated for drug addiction with methadone injections 2x20mg in 2ml amps.
is this worsening my condition i have 26%lung capacity left,i usec the methadone now as a pain reliever,i do not get high off the drug now,.
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