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Review: could Vicodin cause Mood swings?

Summary: Mood swings is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain.

We study 32,564 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 276 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 35,329 Vicodin users)

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 24,722 Mood swings patients)

On Dec, 29, 2014: 32,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 276 people (0.85%) have Mood Swings.

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 swings41.18%11.76%5.88%11.76%23.53%5.88%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Mood swings56.89%43.11%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood swings0.00%0.00%1.29%9.05%20.26%26.72%28.45%14.22%

Severity of Mood swings when taking Vicodin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood swings0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Mood swings ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Mood swings33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (81 people, 29.35%)
  2. Depression (35 people, 12.68%)
  3. Anxiety (28 people, 10.14%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (24 people, 8.70%)
  5. Back pain (21 people, 7.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (52 people, 18.84%)
  2. Xanax (52 people, 18.84%)
  3. Ativan (45 people, 16.30%)
  4. Seroquel (45 people, 16.30%)
  5. Neurontin (42 people, 15.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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