Review: could Acetaminophen cause Completed suicide?
Summary: Completed suicide is found among people who take Acetaminophen, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ethanol, and have Suicide attempt. We study 69,451 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,252 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.
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Acetaminophen has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 70,719 Acetaminophen users)
Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, ill-defined disorder, pain, quit smoking. (latest reports from 36,358 Completed suicide patients)
On May, 2, 2015: 69,451 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen. Among them, 3,252 people (4.68%) have Completed Suicide.
Time on Acetaminophen when people have Completed suicide * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Completed suicide||97.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Completed suicide when taking Acetaminophen * :
|Completed suicide||64.33%||35.67% |
Age of people who have Completed suicide when taking Acetaminophen * :
|Completed suicide||0.00%||0.00%||6.13%||15.43%||21.51%||20.93%||17.93%||18.07% |
Severity of Completed suicide when taking Acetaminophen ** :
How people recovered from Completed suicide ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Suicide attempt (565 people, 17.37%)
- Ill-defined disorder (88 people, 2.71%)
- Completed suicide (60 people, 1.85%)
- Depression (53 people, 1.63%)
- Pain (25 people, 0.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ethanol (308 people, 9.47%)
- Ibuprofen (289 people, 8.89%)
- Alprazolam (270 people, 8.30%)
- Aspirin (257 people, 7.90%)
- Diphenhydramine hcl (216 people, 6.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Diagnosed with EA 3 years ago and a year ago I've had a rash on my torso, arms and now low one leg, but am away at college and haven't been back to the doctor or cardiologist.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I also have IBS and insomnia
From this study (4 weeks ago):
I took approximately 20 paracetamol and a 70cl of 40% alcohol on Monday (this is now Friday) but my husband called an ambulance very quickly but before they arrived I was very drowsy and my eyes were rolling I think. I arrived at hospital and don't know if my stomach was pumped but was put on a drip I remember white liquid and a couple of yellow ones.
My memory of this is basically non existent as well as the week before and I am struggling to remember much on a day to day basis
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