Lortab and Sudden death - from FDA reports


Summary

Sudden death is found among people who take Lortab, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Pain . We study 20,953 people who have side effects while taking Lortab from FDA. Among them, 654 have Sudden death. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden death and more.

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Lortab

Lortab has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Lortab 22,646 users)

Sudden Death

Sudden death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,988 Sudden death patients).

On Feb, 12, 2017

20,953 people reported to have side effects when taking Lortab.
Among them, 654 people (3.12%) have Sudden Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lortab cause Sudden death?

Time on Lortab when people have Sudden Death *:

  • < 1 month: 45.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Sudden Death when taking Lortab *:

  • female: 47.65 %
  • male: 52.35 %

Age of people who have Sudden Death when taking Lortab *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.59 %
  • 10-19: 0.2 %
  • 20-29: 3.76 %
  • 30-39: 3.37 %
  • 40-49: 16.83 %
  • 50-59: 20.99 %
  • 60+: 54.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (112 people, 17.13%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (71 people, 10.86%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (30 people, 4.59%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 4.28%)
  • Breast Cancer (28 people, 4.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (140 people, 21.41%)
  • Zometa (130 people, 19.88%)
  • Ambien (102 people, 15.60%)
  • Aspirin (95 people, 14.53%)
  • Prilosec (91 people, 13.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (179 people, 27.37%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (153 people, 23.39%)
  • Fatigue (140 people, 21.41%)
  • Nausea (131 people, 20.03%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (114 people, 17.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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