Methadone hydrochloride and Cardiac arrest - from FDA reports
Cardiac arrest is found among people who take Methadone hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Alprazolam, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Cardiac arrest with Methadone hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,764 people who have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
1,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Methadone hydrochloride.
Among them, 95 people (5.39%) have Cardiac arrest
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methadone hydrochloride when people have Cardiac arrest *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 50 %
Gender of people who have Cardiac arrest when taking Methadone hydrochloride *:
- female: 46.3 %
- male: 53.7 %
Age of people who have Cardiac arrest when taking Methadone hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 2.15 %
- 2-9: 2.15 %
- 10-19: 6.45 %
- 20-29: 17.2 %
- 30-39: 13.98 %
- 40-49: 26.88 %
- 50-59: 26.88 %
- 60+: 4.3 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (5 people, 5.26%)
- Sleep Disorder (4 people, 4.21%)
- Psoriasis (4 people, 4.21%)
- Back Pain (4 people, 4.21%)
- Asthma (4 people, 4.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Alprazolam (19 people, 20.00%)
- Diazepam (16 people, 16.84%)
- Fluoxetine (6 people, 6.32%)
- Clonazepam (6 people, 6.32%)
- Gabapentin (5 people, 5.26%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing - Slowed Or Stopped (65 people, 68.42%)
- Completed Suicide (27 people, 28.42%)
- Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged (11 people, 11.58%)
- Torsade De Pointes (9 people, 9.47%)
- Hypokalemia (4 people, 4.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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