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Review: could Tylenol cause Anxiety?

Summary: Anxiety could be caused by Tylenol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 52,984 people who have side effects while taking Tylenol from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,823 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Tylenol

Tylenol (latest outcomes from 55,557 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain.

Anxiety

Anxiety (latest reports from 1,277,976 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 52,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol. Among them, 3,007 people (5.68%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.23% of all the 1,283,671 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anxiety in Tylenol reports

Time on Tylenol when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety47.41%9.48%0.00%3.45%15.52%12.93%11.21%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Tylenol * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety67.92%32.08%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Tylenol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.17%0.27%3.94%6.21%9.60%16.53%28.40%34.88%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Tylenol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety7.14%57.14%28.57%7.14%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (553 people, 18.39%)
  2. Depression (235 people, 7.82%)
  3. Anxiety (206 people, 6.85%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (191 people, 6.35%)
  5. Arthritis (164 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (796 people, 26.47%)
  2. Vioxx (683 people, 22.71%)
  3. Tylenol-500 (674 people, 22.41%)
  4. Aspirin (645 people, 21.45%)
  5. Aredia (624 people, 20.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • BECAUSE OF A STROKE I EXPERIENCED AUGUST 5, 2010, I AM UNCOMFORTABLE IN MY OWN SKIN 24/7 ADD THE DISCOMFORTS CREATED FROM THE MEDICINE I TAKE SOME DAYS ARE HARDER TO STAY POSITIVE ABOUT MY LIFE. I HAVE A LOT OF STRESS DAILY AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO ACHIEVE SOME LEVEL OF COMFORT AND I SEEM TO BE FAILING AND I FEEL ITS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF THE MEDICINES I TAKE.

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  • I receive enough benefit from taking these medications, with varying results depending on circumstances to justify their continued use.

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  • Previously using and recently withdrawn from the following medications: morphine (replaced by suboxone) moclobemide and duloxetine (replaced wita time of intense personal crisis and during an emotional breakdown. Some symptoms existed prior to change in medication, some are new and some have been worsening rapidly on a daily basis.

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