Review: could Methadone cause Tooth loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
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, 18 have Tooth loss. See who they are, when they have Tooth loss 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.
Tooth loss (latest reports from 52,072 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, metastases to bone, breast cancer, pain, high blood pressure.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 1,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride. Among them, 18 people (1.09%) have Tooth Loss.
Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Tooth loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Tooth loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Tooth loss when taking Methadone hydrochloride * :
|Tooth loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.76%||0.00%||52.38%||33.33%||9.52% |
Severity of Tooth loss when taking Methadone hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Tooth loss||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Tooth loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Tooth loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Spinal cord injury (6 people, 33.33%)
- Breast cancer (6 people, 33.33%)
- Osteoporosis (6 people, 33.33%)
- Hypercalcaemia (5 people, 27.78%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (5 people, 27.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (13 people, 72.22%)
- Gabapentin (11 people, 61.11%)
- Avelox (10 people, 55.56%)
- Zometa (10 people, 55.56%)
- Neurontin (9 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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tooth enamel became very weak. prior to starting treatment had very strong teeth, then after about two years, cavities started occuring faster than the dentist could get me scheduled to fix them. Then started having to pull bad teeth and am eventually losing all of them. Going to have denture plates this month.
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