Review: could Phenytoin cause Narcotic abuse (Drug abuse)?
Summary: Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Phenytoin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Pain.
We study 10,959 people who have side effects while taking Phenytoin from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.
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Phenytoin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 11,104 Phenytoin users)
Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 10,559 Narcotic abuse patients)
On Mar, 17, 2015: 10,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Phenytoin. Among them, 26 people (0.24%) have Narcotic Abuse.
Time on Phenytoin when people have Narcotic abuse * :
Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Phenytoin * :
|Narcotic abuse||38.46%||61.54% |
Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Phenytoin * :
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||0.00%||4.00%||16.00%||28.00%||8.00%||8.00%||36.00% |
Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Phenytoin ** :
How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (5 people, 19.23%)
- Metastases to spine (4 people, 15.38%)
- Metastatic renal cell carcinoma (4 people, 15.38%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 11.54%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acetaminophen (5 people, 19.23%)
- Omeprazole (5 people, 19.23%)
- Amlodipine (5 people, 19.23%)
- Digesan (4 people, 15.38%)
- Clonidine (4 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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