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Review: could Norco cause Depression?

We study 5,875 people who have side effects while taking Norco from FDA and social media. Among them, 474 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Norco

Norco (latest outcomes from 6,797 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,147,567 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 5,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Norco. Among them, 481 people (8.20%) have Depression. They amount to 0.04% of all the 1,160,202 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.

Trend of Depression in Norco reports

Time on Norco when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression11.11%25.93%11.11%11.11%25.93%7.41%7.41%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Norco * :

FemaleMale
Depression59.25%40.75%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Norco * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.00%0.00%3.18%14.18%37.16%24.21%21.27%

Severity of Depression when taking Norco ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression8.33%50.00%33.33%8.33%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression14.29%0.00%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (169 people, 35.14%)
  2. Depression (61 people, 12.68%)
  3. Back pain (46 people, 9.56%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (36 people, 7.48%)
  5. Osteoporosis (36 people, 7.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (146 people, 30.35%)
  2. Ambien (126 people, 26.20%)
  3. Vicodin (114 people, 23.70%)
  4. Soma (98 people, 20.37%)
  5. Neurontin (98 people, 20.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Sissy (2 years ago):

I am a52yr old female.
I have been off norco for 3 days now and my depression is so bad i cant do anything all i do is cry.it comes over me in waves. does anyone have these problems
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    Reply

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