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Table 2 Health problems suffered in last 3 months* (N = 231)

From: Health problems and help-seeking activities of methadone maintenance clients at Auckland Methadone Service (AMS): potential for community pharmacy service expansion?

  N %
No health problems 3 1.3
Cold 56 24.2
Hayfever 28 12.1
Headaches 130 56.3
Indigestion 54 23.4
Cough 56 24.2
Nausea 80 34.6
Diarrhoea 39 16.9
Sweating 162 70.1
Skin rashes 49 21.2
Dry/itchy eye 36 15.6
Dry mouth 104 44.2
Constipation 105 45.5
Sleep problems 135 58.4
Toothache 108 46.8
Fatigue 117 50.6
Depression 117 50.6
Swollen hands/feet 66 28.6
Loss of appetite 90 30.9
Abscesses 32 13.9
  1. * identified by ticking a box. No tick assumed to be not suffered from the problem