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Review: could Lortab cause Blood in stool?

Summary: Blood in stool could be caused by Lortab, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Tylenol, and have Irritable bowel syndrome.

We study 15,724 people who have side effects while taking Lortab from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Blood in stool. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood in stool and more.

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Lortab

Lortab (latest outcomes from 16,978 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain, acupuncture and pain. Commonly reported side effects of Lortab include pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated.

Blood in stool

Blood in stool (latest reports from 11,432 patients) has been reported by people with irritable bowel syndrome, ill-defined disorder, depression, weight loss, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 15,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Lortab. Among them, 17 people (0.11%) have Blood In Stool. They amount to 0.15% of all the 11,428 people who have Blood In Stool on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood in stool in Lortab reports

Time on Lortab when people have Blood in stool * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood in stool100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Blood in stool when taking Lortab * :

FemaleMale
Blood in stool40.00%60.00%

Age of people who have Blood in stool when taking Lortab * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood in stool0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%31.58%15.79%10.53%42.11%

Severity of Blood in stool when taking Lortab ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood in stool ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Irritable bowel syndrome (3 people, 17.65%)
  2. Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people, 11.76%)
  3. Toothache (1 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tylenol (8 people, 47.06%)
  2. Aspirin (8 people, 47.06%)
  3. Claritin (6 people, 35.29%)
  4. Coreg (6 people, 35.29%)
  5. Prinivil (6 people, 35.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Have been taking Norco for 5 months. Last 2 days have blood in stool with stomach pain

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • The Bloody stools co incide with increased bowel movements 2-3 times a day. The condition tends to come and go but I have not correleated it to the Ibuprophen ( 600MG 4 times/day for a week ) /oxycondonelow dose with 325MG acetaminiphen @4times/day ) I've been taking. I've been taking this for at first lower left side back pain which has now moved more to the left side lower rib cage. The bloody stool issue seems to come and go with 1-2 months seperation of condition last for a week or two then subsides. I n also have a burning sensation and light red blood on wiping myself. First bowel movement is OK 2nd is OK 3rd tends to burn and if a fourth occurs it get pretty sore/senative. Stool is soft and formed

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