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Review: could Fioricet cause Depression?

Summary: Depression could be caused by Fioricet, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 3,577 people who have side effects while taking Fioricet from FDA and social media. Among them, 274 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Fioricet

Fioricet (latest outcomes from 4,054 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; butalbital; caffeine. It is often used in migraine.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,140,778 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 3,524 people reported to have side effects when taking Fioricet. Among them, 274 people (7.78%) have Depression. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,140,925 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.

Trend of Depression in Fioricet reports

Time on Fioricet when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression0.00%6.25%31.25%0.00%12.50%31.25%18.75%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Fioricet * :

FemaleMale
Depression76.29%23.71%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Fioricet * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.45%5.88%15.38%37.56%27.15%13.57%

Severity of Depression when taking Fioricet ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (60 people, 21.90%)
  2. Headache (48 people, 17.52%)
  3. Migraine (44 people, 16.06%)
  4. Anxiety (38 people, 13.87%)
  5. Pain (35 people, 12.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (58 people, 21.17%)
  2. Percocet (57 people, 20.80%)
  3. Zoloft (55 people, 20.07%)
  4. Nexium (55 people, 20.07%)
  5. Neurontin (49 people, 17.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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