eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

Related topic: Vicodin, Mood swings

Review: could Vicodin cause Mood swings?

Summary: Mood swings could be caused by Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Oxycontin, and have Pain.

We study 32,501 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 275 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now, it's anonymous, simple & free >>>

Vicodin

Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,245 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 119,705 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 32,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 275 people (0.85%) have Mood Swings. They amount to 0.23% of all the 119,415 people who have Mood Swings on eHealthMe.

Trend of Mood swings in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Mood swings * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mood swings43.75%12.50%6.25%12.50%18.75%6.25%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Mood swings56.74%43.26%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood swings0.00%0.00%1.30%9.09%20.35%26.41%28.57%14.29%

Severity of Mood swings when taking Vicodin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood swings0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Mood swings ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Mood swings0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (81 people, 29.45%)
  2. Depression (35 people, 12.73%)
  3. Anxiety (28 people, 10.18%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (24 people, 8.73%)
  5. Back pain (21 people, 7.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (52 people, 18.91%)
  2. Xanax (52 people, 18.91%)
  3. Ativan (45 people, 16.36%)
  4. Seroquel (45 people, 16.36%)
  5. Neurontin (42 people, 15.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

On eHealthMe, Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Vicodin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Vicodin used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I am currently off Cymbalta for almost two months with severe depression results.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Tim J on Jul, 10, 2011:

    I took this drug and it killed 40 percent of my achilles tendon.

    Reply

    George P on May, 7, 2012:

    I developed torticollis soon after starting abilify. At the same time, I developed pain in my left side. An MRI revealed 4 ruptured disks in my spine, a known cause of torticollis.

    Conclusion: I have no idea (neither, it seems, do the doctors). But I found abilify very effective for its purpose.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Daily Headaches-wake me from a dead sleep and last all day. Blocked off left jugular, occuled subclavian vein, and other superficial veins on left side of neck. Meds make me extremely tired almost to the point I cannot take care of my children. Headaches started when pregnant in January 2008 thought it was hormonal but they continued after birth. Daily and debilitating after November 2008.

    Reply

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Vicodin, Mood swings

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Fibromyalgia & related health issues
    Fibromyalgia dx after pregnancy of only child at 42/other dx followed and seem to be in conjunction. heart issues did not appear until after the use of fibro meds- cymbalta, lyrica, neurontin, and more. had 1 seizure believed to be related to seretonin syndrome/years and years of mistreatment by doc ...

  • Living with chronic pain while battling with psychological disorders.
    I have had back problems since 2004. I have been on pain management since 2007. A year ago I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. Not only does fibromyalgia cause deep wide spread pain, it also makes me feel lethargic, fluish, and greatly effects my daily life. I also have some psychological conditions ...

More reviews for: Vicodin, Mood swings

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related study

- Vicodin side effects

 

Related symptom

- Mood Swings

 

 

Recent user comments

- "I have trouble walking (pain) since I started taking ... " (2 minutes ago)

- "Trying to find out if the drugs I've been taking have ... " (45 minutes ago)

- "currently i am sick and doctors are telling me that i ... " (2 hours ago)

- "Dr has put me on primolout and iron infections anemia " (2 hours ago)

- "When my levels are normal I am only taking 50mg every ... " (2 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Tuber Fleeceflower
- Electrocardiogram St T Segment Abnormal
- Bupropion Hydrochloride (actavis) 150mg
- Metformin
- Valsartan

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.