Review: could Norco cause Dementia?


Summary

Dementia is found among people who take Norco, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Klonopin, and have Pain . We study 8,454 people who have side effects while taking Norco from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

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Norco

Norco has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Norco 8,641 users)

Dementia

Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with death, weakness, drowsiness, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 13,071 Dementia patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

8,454 people reported to have side effects when taking Norco.
Among them, 28 people (0.33%) have Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norco cause Dementia?

Time on Norco when people have Dementia *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Norco *:

  • female: 69.23 %
  • male: 30.77 %

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Norco *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.85 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.54 %
  • 50-59: 11.54 %
  • 60+: 73.08 %

Severity if Dementia when taking Norco **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dementia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (15 people)
  • Osteoporosis (6 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (5 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Klonopin (13 people)
  • Prilosec (12 people)
  • Fosamax (12 people)
  • Neurontin (11 people)
  • Elavil (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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