Review: could Solu-medrol cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?
We study 14,752 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 14,805 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 150,042 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, ill-defined disorder, muscle spasticity.
On Aug, 19, 2014: 14,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol. Among them, 28 people (0.19%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.02% of all the 149,976 people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.
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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Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 months ago):
Pain moves between hips, knees and ankles and can move from one side to the other
From this study (3 months ago):
When solu-medrol was injected into my upper arm it was extremely painful and spasms occupied instantly which were also painful. The only thing that lessened the pain was when I rubbed the site with pressure.
From this study (5 months ago):
would like to restart tysabri and amprya to increase muscle/nerve activity in legs and to walk.
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