Review: could Methadone hydrochloride cause Tiredness (Fatigue)?
Summary: Tiredness is found among people who take Methadone hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 2,080 people who have side effects while taking Methadone hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 110 have Tiredness. Find out below who they are, when they have Tiredness and more.
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Methadone hydrochloride has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 2,842 Methadone hydrochloride users)
Tiredness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,495 Tiredness patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 2,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 110 people (5.29%) have Tiredness.
Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Tiredness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Tiredness when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :
Severity of Tiredness when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Tiredness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (23 people, 20.91%)
- Depression (11 people, 10.00%)
- Insomnia (8 people, 7.27%)
- Migraine (8 people, 7.27%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 7.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (26 people, 23.64%)
- Nexium (19 people, 17.27%)
- Neurontin (19 people, 17.27%)
- Ambien (18 people, 16.36%)
- Lyrica (18 people, 16.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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