Review: could Fioricet cause Depression?
We study 3,582 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 (latest outcomes from 4,060 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; butalbital; caffeine. It is often used in migraine.
Depression (latest reports from 1,154,229 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 17, 2014: 3,582 people reported to have side effects when taking Fioricet. Among them, 274 people (7.65%) have Depression. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,151,949 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.
Time on Fioricet when people have Depression * :
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Gender of people who have Depression when taking Fioricet * :
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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 (60 people, 21.90%)
- Headache (48 people, 17.52%)
- Migraine (44 people, 16.06%)
- Anxiety (38 people, 13.87%)
- Pain (35 people, 12.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (58 people, 21.17%)
- Percocet (57 people, 20.80%)
- Zoloft (55 people, 20.07%)
- Nexium (55 people, 20.07%)
- Neurontin (49 people, 17.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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