Zonisamide and Drug withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Zonisamide, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Miralax, and have Depression . We study 3,692 people who have side effects while taking Zonisamide from FDA. 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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Zonisamide

Zonisamide has active ingredients of zonisamide. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Zonisamide 3,971 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 Feb, 07, 2017

3,692 people reported to have side effects when taking Zonisamide.
Among them, 10 people (0.27%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zonisamide cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Zonisamide when people have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Zonisamide *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

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

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Pain (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (3 people, 30.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Agitation (2 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Miralax (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Zanaflex (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Promethazine (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Oxycodone (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Lioresal (2 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Fever (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Implant Site Cellulitis (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Aspiration (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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