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Review: could Methylprednisolone cause Drug addiction (Drug abuse and dependence)?

Summary: Drug addiction is found among people who take Methylprednisolone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain. We study 5,142 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 has active ingredients of methylprednisolone. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from 5,885 Methylprednisolone users)

Drug addiction

Drug addiction has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, migraine. (latest reports from 19,964 Drug addiction patients)

On May, 13, 2015: 5,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Methylprednisolone. Among them, 15 people (0.29%) have Drug Addiction.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • First day of 4mg x 6 tab dosing. Have a year ago taken 5mg prdnisone over two week period no issues.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Two things seem to be going on -
    1. Ectopic beats and episodes of tachycardia
    2. Episodes of high tension, adrenaline surges and fast increase in BP. Sometimes fast increase in heart rate too.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I just started taking methylprednisolone and u felt ok until 3 in the morning I felt like I was freezing but I was sweating my arms are sore but I think its because I was so cold I tensed up my arms to my body. I dont feel any other pain, apart from my tendontitis I have a wisdom tooth coming out but sonce I started taking the methylprednisolone it actually feels better. No fever but I do feel my heart jist a little tachy, not enough to the point where im concerned. I do however have a hiatory of uti without symptoms I dont know I have it till my back starts hurting but right now its not hurting.

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