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Review: could Zonisamide cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Drug withdrawal syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Zonisamide. We study 2,554 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 has active ingredients of zonisamide. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 2,693 Zonisamide 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, ill-defined disorder, muscle spasticity. (latest reports from 32,678 Drug withdrawal syndrome patients)

On Apr, 30, 2015: 2,554 people reported to have side effects when taking Zonisamide. Among them, 3 people (0.12%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome.

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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