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Review: could Vicodin cause Ocd?

Summary: Ocd could be caused by Vicodin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Oxycontin, and have Pain.

We study 32,498 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 106 have Ocd. Find out below who they are, when they have Ocd and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 32,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 106 people (0.33%) have Ocd. They amount to 0.31% of all the 33,763 people who have Ocd on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ocd in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Ocd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ocd0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ocd when taking Vicodin * :

FemaleMale
Ocd37.04%62.96%

Age of people who have Ocd when taking Vicodin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ocd0.00%0.00%0.00%1.52%9.09%33.33%10.61%45.45%

Severity of Ocd when taking Vicodin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ocd0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Ocd ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (56 people, 52.83%)
  2. Depression (18 people, 16.98%)
  3. Anxiety (16 people, 15.09%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (12 people, 11.32%)
  5. Hypertension (8 people, 7.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (48 people, 45.28%)
  2. Neurontin (38 people, 35.85%)
  3. Vioxx (35 people, 33.02%)
  4. Ativan (34 people, 32.08%)
  5. Xanax (27 people, 25.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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