Review: taking Tramadol and Vicodin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Tramadol and Vicodin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tramadol and Vicodin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,137 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

You are not alone

Join a support group for people who take Tramadol and Vicodin >>>

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>


Tramadol

Tramadol has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tramadol 49,036 users)

Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 38,891 users)

On Aug, 23, 2016

5,137 people who take Tramadol, Vicodin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Tramadol and Vicodin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Tramadol:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (7 of 34 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.0% - (4 of 32 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 24 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.0% - (9 of 41 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.0% - (11 of 40 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 31.0% - (6 of 19 people)
  • 10+ years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Vicodin:
  • < 1 month: 48.0% - (18 of 37 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.0% - (9 of 25 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 35.0% - (7 of 20 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 26.0% - (9 of 34 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 47.0% - (23 of 48 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 46.0% - (12 of 26 people)
  • 10+ years: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Tramadol:
  • female: 21.0% - (30 of 137 people)
  • male: 15.0% - (9 of 60 people)
Vicodin:
  • female: 45.0% - (65 of 143 people)
  • male: 32.0% - (19 of 58 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Tramadol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 31.0% - (6 of 19 people)
  • 30-39: 20.0% - (9 of 45 people)
  • 40-49: 15.0% - (8 of 51 people)
  • 50-59: 17.0% - (9 of 51 people)
  • 60+: 22.0% - (7 of 31 people)
Vicodin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 42.0% - (8 of 19 people)
  • 30-39: 46.0% - (22 of 47 people)
  • 40-49: 47.0% - (25 of 53 people)
  • 50-59: 38.0% - (19 of 50 people)
  • 60+: 31.0% - (10 of 32 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • chest pain
  • loss of consciousness
  • cardiac arrest
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • convulsion
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • pain
1 - 6 months:
  • pain
  • injury
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • mental status changes
  • death
  • myocardial infarction
  • drug dependence
6 - 12 months:
  • dizziness
  • disorientation
  • hypotension
  • loss of consciousness
  • mental status changes
  • fatigue
  • post-thoracotomy pain syndrome
  • depression
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
1 - 2 years:
  • chest pain
  • injury
  • myocardial infarction
  • depression
  • headache
  • helicobacter infection
  • hypoaesthesia
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • arthritis
2 - 5 years:
  • fatigue
  • chronic pain
  • neuropathy
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • vertigo
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • loss of consciousness
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • breast cancer female
  • gastroparesis
  • loss of consciousness
  • nausea
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • emotional distress
  • esophageal spasm
10+ years:
  • eye floaters
  • fatigue - chronic
  • high blood sugar
  • numbness in feet
  • pain
  • po2 increased
  • sweating - excessive
  • tearing - increased
  • weight gain poor
  • abdominal pain
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • asthenia
  • insomnia
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • convulsion
  • apnoea
  • coma
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • death
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • accidental exposure
  • congenital aortic anomaly
  • loss of consciousness
2-9:
  • abdominal pain
  • actinic keratosis
  • anaemia
  • appendicitis
  • bone disorder
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cardiac murmur
  • cardiomyopathy
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • cerebral calcification
10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain
  • nausea
  • gallbladder disorder
  • vomiting
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abdominal pain
  • injury
  • cholelithiasis
  • anxiety
20-29:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • nausea
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pulmonary embolism
  • depression
  • headache
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • chest pain
40-49:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • fall
  • back pain
  • depression
60+:
  • pain
  • fall
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • weight decreased
  • anaemia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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.

Do you take Tramadol and Vicodin?

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Tramadol, Vicodin

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Tramadol, Vicodin

On eHealthMe, Tramadol (tramadol hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

What is the drug used for and how effecitve is it:


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.