Fioricet and Depression - from FDA reports
Depression is found among people who take Fioricet, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Migraine. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Fioricet. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,297 people who have side effects when taking Fioricet from FDA, and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Apr, 29, 2017
6,297 people reported to have side effects when taking Fioricet.
Among them, 359 people (5.7%) have Depression
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fioricet when people have Depression *:
- < 1 month: 12.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.25 %
- 6 - 12 months: 37.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
- 10+ years: 18.75 %
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Fioricet *:
- female: 79.15 %
- male: 20.85 %
Age of people who have Depression when taking Fioricet *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.78 %
- 20-29: 11.33 %
- 30-39: 14.84 %
- 40-49: 27.73 %
- 50-59: 29.3 %
- 60+: 16.02 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Migraine (67 people, 18.66%)
- Headache (63 people, 17.55%)
- Pain (53 people, 14.76%)
- Stress And Anxiety (48 people, 13.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (37 people, 10.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (66 people, 18.38%)
- Neurontin (58 people, 16.16%)
- Zoloft (56 people, 15.60%)
- Ambien (53 people, 14.76%)
- Percocet (52 people, 14.48%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (152 people, 42.34%)
- Pain (105 people, 29.25%)
- Headache (96 people, 26.74%)
- Insomnia (85 people, 23.68%)
- Nausea (81 people, 22.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Depression when taking Fioricet?
Fioricet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; butalbital; caffeine. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Fioricet 7,048 users)
Depression has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 382,051 Depression patients).
Browse all side effects of Fioriceta b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with DepressionDepression
Could your condition cause DepressionDepression
Can you answer these questions?
I was recently prescribed fioricet for my migraine that has lasted for three days by the ER doctor. I am now getting either a metal taste or a the taste of the saline that they put in my arm while I was there! Is this normal??! I don't know what to do.
fired from a job I loved 2 years ago; blackballed from the work community; broke; 46 yo single female; lifelong depression; don't want to go on antidepressants due to weight gain from them; I want out
You may be interested in these reviews
This depression is killing me. Everyday I just want to die. I don't want to live with MS. But the worst part is the overwhelming depression. Is anyone else having suicidal thoughts after 1 month of taking copaxone ?