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Review: could Mirapex cause Narcotic abuse?

Summary: Narcotic abuse could be caused by Mirapex, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Lasix, and have Granulocytopenia.

We study 9,756 people who have side effects while taking Mirapex from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Mirapex

Mirapex (latest outcomes from 10,283 users) has active ingredients of pramipexole dihydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome.

Narcotic abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) (latest reports from 45,298 patients) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, back pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 9,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirapex. Among them, 18 people (0.19%) have Narcotic Abuse. They amount to 0.04% of all the 45,233 people who have Narcotic Abuse on eHealthMe.

Trend of Narcotic abuse in Mirapex reports

Time on Mirapex when people have Narcotic abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Narcotic abuse0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%66.67%16.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Mirapex * :

FemaleMale
Narcotic abuse65.00%35.00%

Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Mirapex * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Narcotic abuse0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Mirapex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Granulocytopenia (7 people, 38.89%)
  2. Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 38.89%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (7 people, 38.89%)
  4. Breast cancer (7 people, 38.89%)
  5. Restless legs syndrome (4 people, 22.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (8 people, 44.44%)
  2. Wellbutrin (8 people, 44.44%)
  3. Atenolol (8 people, 44.44%)
  4. Ultram (8 people, 44.44%)
  5. Rocephin (8 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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