Review: could Quetiapine fumarate cause Narcotic abuse?
Summary: Narcotic abuse could be caused by Quetiapine fumarate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Amitriptyline hcl, and have Back pain.
We study 4,665 people who have side effects while taking Quetiapine fumarate from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.
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Quetiapine fumarate (latest outcomes from 4,906 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
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, 7, 2014: 4,674 people reported to have side effects when taking Quetiapine fumarate. Among them, 29 people (0.62%) have Narcotic Abuse. They amount to 0.06% of all the 45,226 people who have Narcotic Abuse on eHealthMe.
Time on Quetiapine fumarate when people have Narcotic abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Narcotic abuse||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Quetiapine fumarate * :
|Narcotic abuse||63.16%||36.84% |
Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Quetiapine fumarate * :
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.15%||9.09%||57.58%||12.12%||6.06% |
Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Quetiapine fumarate ** :
How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Back pain (5 people, 17.24%)
- Restless legs syndrome (3 people, 10.34%)
- Fabry's disease (2 people, 6.90%)
- Mental disorder (2 people, 6.90%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amitriptyline hcl (10 people, 34.48%)
- Nortriptyline hcl (10 people, 34.48%)
- Bromazepam (9 people, 31.03%)
- Iburofen (8 people, 27.59%)
- Hydromorphone hcl (8 people, 27.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Quetiapine Fumarate (quetiapine fumarate) is often used for bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions Quetiapine Fumarate is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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