Review: could Fioricet cause Depression?
Summary: Depression is found among people who take Fioricet, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression. We study 3,601 people who have side effects while taking Fioricet from FDA and social media. Among them, 275 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
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Fioricet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; butalbital; caffeine. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from 4,080 Fioricet users)
Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, acne. (latest reports from 277,750 Depression patients)
On May, 10, 2015: 3,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Fioricet. Among them, 275 people (7.64%) have Depression.
Time on Fioricet when people have Depression * :
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Gender of people who have Depression when taking Fioricet * :
Age of people who have Depression when taking Fioricet * :
Severity of Depression when taking Fioricet ** :
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How people recovered from Depression ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (61 people, 22.18%)
- Headache (48 people, 17.45%)
- Migraine (44 people, 16.00%)
- Anxiety (38 people, 13.82%)
- Pain (35 people, 12.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (58 people, 21.09%)
- Percocet (57 people, 20.73%)
- Nexium (55 people, 20.00%)
- Zoloft (55 people, 20.00%)
- Neurontin (49 people, 17.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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