Review: could Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen cause Back pain?
Summary: Back pain could be caused by Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 5,678 people who have side effects while taking Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 311 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 5,678 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen. Among them, 311 people (5.48%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.05% of all the 668,386 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||27.27%||0.00%||36.36%||9.09%||9.09%||9.09%||9.09% |
Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen * :
|Back pain||67.46%||32.54% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||5.62%||5.62%||12.73%||11.24%||25.09%||39.70% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Back pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (49 people, 15.76%)
- Depression (34 people, 10.93%)
- Sleep disorder (29 people, 9.32%)
- Metastases to bone (28 people, 9.00%)
- Back pain (22 people, 7.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (130 people, 41.80%)
- Ambien (110 people, 35.37%)
- Cephalexin (106 people, 34.08%)
- Nexium (98 people, 31.51%)
- Dexamethasone (91 people, 29.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
Bitartrate is not listed in my prescription
From this study (2 months ago):
Discomfort went from front lower left rib cage to back below left shoulder. No other ailments. Pain comes and goes. Nothing sets it off or makes it feel better.
From this study (2 years ago):
44 y/o female, type 1 diabetes 38 years, 2 heart attacks, 4 stents, congestive heart failure, renal failure. Was put on statin drugs approx. 6 years ago after first MI. Didn't feel good, felt better after I quit taking them. In January, had another MI, with stent intervention. Approximately 8 weeks later, began feeling worse again, went back to doctor. Had another angio, was told my heart was fine. Quit taking statin and pain went away almost immediately. In July, another small MI, with stent intervention and put back on statin. Immediately began having severe neck and back pain with no injury, trouble sleeping, troubling dreams, extreme fatigue. Almost 6 weeks to the day, began having moderate chest pain and returned to ER, had another angio which showed all coronary open and clear, no reason for chest and back pain.
gil on Sep, 6, 2012:
Hello. My wife seems to have the same medical issues you've had. May I know what medicines you are taking now?
Brenda on Oct, 8, 2012:
Hi - currently taking: Lantus and Humalog insulin, Coreg, Hydralazine, Wellbutrin, Celexa, Plavix, Aspirin, Ferrous Sulfate (iron). On occasion I take Lasix for fluid retention and with that I take potassium. I have recently been prescribed Ranexa by my nephrologist, but am not sure I want to take it. Supposedly it is to be taken in conjunction with the hydrazine. Since I quit taking the Statins (cholesterol meds), I feel sooooo much better. Also, I take Norco for overall pain, mostly from neuropathy in my legs.
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