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Review: could Phenergan cause Drug abuse?

We study 12,415 people who have side effects while taking Phenergan from FDA and social media. Among them, 49 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Phenergan

Phenergan (latest outcomes from 13,013 users) has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea.

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 67,564 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, drug dependence.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 12,415 people reported to have side effects when taking Phenergan. Among them, 185 people (1.49%) have Drug Abuse. They amount to 0.28% of all the 66,425 people who have Drug Abuse on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug abuse in Phenergan reports

Time on Phenergan when people have Drug abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug abuse100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Phenergan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse0.00%0.00%2.50%18.12%32.50%36.25%8.12%2.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (59 people, 31.89%)
  2. Anxiety (22 people, 11.89%)
  3. Nausea (17 people, 9.19%)
  4. Depression (16 people, 8.65%)
  5. Back pain (10 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (87 people, 47.03%)
  2. Demerol (66 people, 35.68%)
  3. Xanax (60 people, 32.43%)
  4. Stadol (57 people, 30.81%)
  5. Ambien (56 people, 30.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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