Review: taking Vicodin and Remeron together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Vicodin and Remeron together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Vicodin and Remeron. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,968 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 45,484 users)

Remeron

Remeron has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Remeron 16,341 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

1,968 people who take Vicodin, Remeron are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Vicodin and Remeron drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Vicodin:
  • < 1 month: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Remeron:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Vicodin:
  • female: 35.0% - (6 of 17 people)
  • male: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
Remeron:
  • female: 60.0% - (9 of 15 people)
  • male: 41.0% - (5 of 12 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Vicodin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
Remeron:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 87.0% - (7 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • acute respiratory failure
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • hypotension
  • sepsis
  • failure to thrive
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • hypokalaemia
  • pneumonia streptococcal
  • apnoea
1 - 6 months:
  • hypotension
  • acute respiratory failure
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • failure to thrive
  • convulsion
  • pneumonia streptococcal
  • sepsis
  • pneumonia
  • seizure
  • streptococcal sepsis
6 - 12 months:
  • affective disorder
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • abnormal dreams
  • acne
  • adverse drug reaction
  • agitation
  • anxiety
  • arrhythmia
  • blisters
1 - 2 years:
  • headache
  • aortic valve incompetence
  • cardiomyopathy
  • cerebral artery stenosis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • constipation
  • cough
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • nervous system disorder
2 - 5 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • abnormal behaviour
  • amnesia
  • aphonia
  • calculus urethral
  • cardiac failure
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • cough
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • aggression
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • chills
  • confusional state
  • dental fistula
  • diarrhoea
  • head injury
  • hypotension
10+ years:
  • acute sinusitis
  • arthralgia
  • bursitis
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • dehydration
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • diarrhoea
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • drug toxicity
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • depression
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • weight decreased
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • convulsion
  • apnoea
  • coma
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • accidental exposure
  • diabetic complication
  • loss of consciousness
  • pancreatitis
  • pancreatitis chronic
10-19:
  • acute respiratory failure
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • hypotension
  • convulsion
  • failure to thrive
  • pneumonia streptococcal
  • sepsis
  • completed suicide
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • hyperhidrosis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • feeling hot
  • flushing
  • ovarian cyst
  • injury
  • suicidal ideation
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • drug dependence
  • headache
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
40-49:
  • depression
  • pain
  • back pain
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • nausea
  • cough
  • dehydration
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
60+:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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