Review: could Revlimid cause Drug Withdrawal Syndrome?


Drug withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Revlimid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 104,646 people who have side effects while taking Revlimid from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Drug withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Revlimid has active ingredients of lenalidomide. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from Revlimid 118,103 users)

Drug Withdrawal Syndrome

Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, drug dependence (latest reports from 48,524 Drug withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

104,646 people reported to have side effects when taking Revlimid.
Among them, 10 people (0.01%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Revlimid cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Revlimid when people have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Revlimid *:

  • female: 77.78 %
  • male: 22.22 %

Age of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Revlimid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 62.5 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Depression (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Anxiety (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Insomnia (2 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Velcade (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Nexium (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Metoprolol (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Crestor (2 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Malaise (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Fatigue (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Hyperhidrosis (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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