Review: could Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate cause A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: A-fib is found among people who take Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Digoxin, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 6,003 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 101 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate
Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 6,064 Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 86,681 A-fib patients)
On Feb, 19, 2015: 6,003 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate. Among them, 101 people (1.68%) have A-fib.
Time on Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate when people have A-fib * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate ** :
How people recovered from A-fib ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (15 people, 14.85%)
- Pain (13 people, 12.87%)
- Atrial fibrillation (13 people, 12.87%)
- Metastases to bone (11 people, 10.89%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 9.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Digoxin (60 people, 59.41%)
- Aspirin (55 people, 54.46%)
- Coumadin (44 people, 43.56%)
- Furosemide (36 people, 35.64%)
- Zometa (32 people, 31.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 years ago):
dee on Oct, 25, 2012:
I have had afib that came on suddenly in 2008 and have been on coumadin since....Have sciatic nerve pain in my left hip and let running down to my ankle....I do not like to take anything for pain but occasionally take loratab. I have gabapentin to take also but it leaves me with side effects... the loratab works best....caphypi
From this study (3 years ago):
Jim on Mar, 27, 2012:
I have Aflutter and Afib. I have taken several meds. but none have worked. I do take hydrocodone occassionally for fibromyalgia pain. I would like to have my heart beating correctly. Does hydrocodone cause Afib/flutter?
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