Review: could Vicodin cause Mood swings?
We study 32,524 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.
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Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,278 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.
Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 120,803 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 32,524 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 120,778 people who have Mood Swings on eHealthMe.
Time on Vicodin when people have Mood swings * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mood swings||43.75%||12.50%||6.25%||12.50%||18.75%||6.25%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mood swings when taking Vicodin * :
|Mood swings||56.74%||43.26% |
Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Vicodin * :
|Mood swings||0.00%||0.00%||1.30%||9.09%||20.35%||26.41%||28.57%||14.29% |
Severity of Mood swings when taking Vicodin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mood swings||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Mood swings ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Mood swings||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (81 people, 29.45%)
- Depression (35 people, 12.73%)
- Anxiety (28 people, 10.18%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (24 people, 8.73%)
- Back pain (21 people, 7.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (52 people, 18.91%)
- Xanax (52 people, 18.91%)
- Ativan (45 people, 16.36%)
- Seroquel (45 people, 16.36%)
- Neurontin (42 people, 15.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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