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Review: could Zonisamide cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Drug withdrawal syndrome could be caused by Zonisamide, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take Clonazepam, and have Aggression.

We study people who have side effects while taking Zonisamide from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Drug withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Zonisamide

Zonisamide (latest outcomes from 2,669 users) has active ingredients of zonisamide. It is often used in epilepsy.

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 149,744 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, ill-defined disorder, muscle spasticity.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 2,512 people reported to have side effects when taking Zonisamide. Among them, 3 people (0.12%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.00% of all the 149,402 people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug withdrawal syndrome in Zonisamide reports

Time on Zonisamide when people have Drug withdrawal syndrome * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Zonisamide * :

FemaleMale
Drug withdrawal syndrome33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Zonisamide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Aggression (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Pain (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Pepcid (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Risperidone (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Carbamazepine (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Tizanidine hcl (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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