Review: could Vicodin cause Mood Swings?


Summary

Mood swings is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Pain . We study 40,754 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 317 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

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Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 46,125 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, quit smoking, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 39,345 Mood swings patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

40,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 317 people (0.78%) have Mood Swings


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Mood swings?

Time on Vicodin when people have Mood Swings *:

  • < 1 month: 47.37 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.05 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mood Swings when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 59.87 %
  • male: 40.13 %

Age of people who have Mood Swings when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.61 %
  • 20-29: 8.84 %
  • 30-39: 20.08 %
  • 40-49: 27.31 %
  • 50-59: 26.91 %
  • 60+: 15.26 %

Severity of Mood Swings **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Mood Swings **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (52 people, 16.40%)
  • Seroquel (52 people, 16.40%)
  • Ativan (46 people, 14.51%)
  • Oxycontin (45 people, 14.20%)
  • Neurontin (43 people, 13.56%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Vicodin, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (50 people, 15.77%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (36 people, 11.36%)
  • Quit Smoking (24 people, 7.57%)
  • Back Pain (22 people, 6.94%)
  • Insomnia (20 people, 6.31%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Depression (128 people, 40.38%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (110 people, 34.70%)
  • Fatigue (102 people, 32.18%)
  • Memory Loss (100 people, 31.55%)
  • Nausea (79 people, 24.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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