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Review: could Methylprednisolone cause Drug addiction?

We study 5,117 people who have side effects while taking Methylprednisolone from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Drug addiction. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug addiction and more.

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Methylprednisolone

Methylprednisolone (latest outcomes from 5,856 users) has active ingredients of methylprednisolone. It is often used in inflammation.

Drug addiction

Drug addiction (latest reports from 78,578 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, migraine.

On Aug, 28, 2014: 5,117 people reported to have side effects when taking Methylprednisolone. Among them, 15 people (0.29%) have Drug Addiction. They amount to 0.02% of all the 78,736 people who have Drug Addiction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug addiction in Methylprednisolone reports

Time on Methylprednisolone when people have Drug addiction * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Drug addiction when taking Methylprednisolone * :

FemaleMale
Drug addiction60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Drug addiction when taking Methylprednisolone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug addiction0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%23.08%53.85%15.38%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (9 people, 60.00%)
  2. Cervicobrachial syndrome (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Behcet's syndrome (1 people, 6.67%)
  4. Uveitis (1 people, 6.67%)
  5. Back pain (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (10 people, 66.67%)
  2. Paxil (5 people, 33.33%)
  3. Xanax (5 people, 33.33%)
  4. Lortab (5 people, 33.33%)
  5. Multi-vitamin (5 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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