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Review: could Solu-medrol cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Drug withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Solu-medrol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain.
We study 14,753 people who have side effects while taking Solu-medrol from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Drug withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Solu-medrol (latest outcomes from 14,806 users) has active ingredients of methylprednisolone sodium succinate. It is often used in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
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) (latest reports from 32,657 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, ill-defined disorder, muscle spasticity.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 14,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol. Among them, 28 people (0.19%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Solu-medrol when people have Drug withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug withdrawal syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Solu-medrol * :
|Drug withdrawal syndrome||96.55%||3.45% |
Age of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Solu-medrol * :
|Drug withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.79%||26.32%||57.89% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (21 people, 75.00%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (2 people, 7.14%)
- Nausea (1 people, 3.57%)
- Dyspepsia (1 people, 3.57%)
- Depression (1 people, 3.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (19 people, 67.86%)
- Albuterol (16 people, 57.14%)
- Prevacid (12 people, 42.86%)
- Ativan (12 people, 42.86%)
- Neurontin (12 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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