Review: could Methadone cause Stomach pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,653 people who take Methadone. Among them, 54 have Stomach pain. See who they are, when they have Stomach pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methadone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,731 users) has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Methadone hydrochloride include pain exacerbated, pain, stress and anxiety, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Stomach pain (latest reports from 609,472 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 1,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 38 people (2.30%) have Stomach Pain.
Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Stomach pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stomach pain||9.09%||18.18%||9.09%||9.09%||27.27%||9.09%||18.18% |
Age of people who have Stomach pain when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :
|Stomach pain||0.00%||0.00%||5.88%||17.65%||26.47%||8.82%||29.41%||11.76% |
Severity of Stomach pain when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stomach pain||0.00%||42.86%||57.14%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Stomach pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stomach pain||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Abdominal pain (6 people, 15.79%)
- Nausea (6 people, 15.79%)
- Pain (6 people, 15.79%)
- Drug dependence (4 people, 10.53%)
- Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (4 people, 10.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (13 people, 34.21%)
- Dilaudid (10 people, 26.32%)
- Protonix (9 people, 23.68%)
- Zometa (9 people, 23.68%)
- Potassium chloride (8 people, 21.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Rebecca on Feb, 11, 2011:
I have used methadone 50mg for 2 plus years for chronic pain. Geodon was started 6 weeks ago. A drug interaction occurred and EKG given. It showed prolonged QT wave. Arrhythmia and low-level chest pain is present. Geodon was stopped cold-turkey and methadone is being rapidly removed 50mg to zero in 1 week. I feel completely awful like the worst flu ever and my brain feels depleted and can't think straight and more. A feeling of unease and unsettling feeling is present with a lot of anxiety and the pain is out of this world. I'm currently at 20mg of methadone and zero Geodon. I've honestly never feel as bad as this in my life and I don't know if I can make it through the weekend. Arrhythmia's feel often and more chest discomfort. Is this dangerous to my heart?? I do not know why I have to be through torment by my pain management doctor.
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