Could Fioricet cause Depression - from FDA reports
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 Migraine . We study 5,858 people who have side effects while taking Fioricet from FDA. Among them, 344 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 Fioricet 6,396 users)
Depression has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 364,690 Depression patients).
On Nov, 20, 2016
5,858 people reported to have side effects when taking Fioricet.
Among them, 344 people (5.87%) have Depression
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Fioricet when people have Depression *:
- < 1 month: 13.04 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.7 %
- 6 - 12 months: 26.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.7 %
- 5 - 10 years: 26.09 %
- 10+ years: 13.04 %
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Fioricet *:
- female: 78.53 %
- male: 21.47 %
Age of people who have Depression when taking Fioricet *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.78 %
- 20-29: 10.59 %
- 30-39: 15.29 %
- 40-49: 29.41 %
- 50-59: 27.84 %
- 60+: 16.08 %
Severity of Depression **:
- least: 12.5 %
- moderate: 37.5 %
- severe: 37.5 %
- most severe: 12.5 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (62 people, 18.02%)
- Neurontin (56 people, 16.28%)
- Zoloft (55 people, 15.99%)
- Percocet (51 people, 14.83%)
- Nexium (51 people, 14.83%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Fioricet, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- Pain (53 people, 15.41%)
- Stress And Anxiety (46 people, 13.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (38 people, 11.05%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (30 people, 8.72%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (28 people, 8.14%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Stress And Anxiety (147 people, 42.73%)
- Pain (102 people, 29.65%)
- Headache (90 people, 26.16%)
- Insomnia (84 people, 24.42%)
- Fatigue (82 people, 23.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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