Review: could Lortab cause Sudden Death?


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 20,376 people who have side effects while taking Lortab from FDA and social media. Among them, 600 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 22,327 users)

Sudden Death

Sudden death has been reported by people with drug withdrawal syndrome, tinnitus, itching, cardiac failure congestive, weakness (latest reports from 332,059 Sudden death patients).

On Sep, 25, 2016

20,376 people reported to have side effects when taking Lortab.
Among them, 600 people (2.94%) have Sudden Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lortab cause Sudden death?

Time on Lortab when people have Sudden Death *:

  • < 1 month: 38.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 46.67 %
  • male: 53.33 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.63 %
  • 10-19: 0.21 %
  • 20-29: 3.76 %
  • 30-39: 3.76 %
  • 40-49: 16.49 %
  • 50-59: 20.67 %
  • 60+: 54.49 %

Severity if Sudden Death when taking Lortab **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (102 people, 17.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (53 people, 8.83%)
  • Depression (27 people, 4.50%)
  • Anxiety (27 people, 4.50%)
  • Osteoporosis (25 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (135 people, 22.50%)
  • Zometa (120 people, 20.00%)
  • Ambien (95 people, 15.83%)
  • Aspirin (93 people, 15.50%)
  • Prilosec (89 people, 14.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (167 people, 27.83%)
  • Anxiety (144 people, 24.00%)
  • Nausea (117 people, 19.50%)
  • Fatigue (109 people, 18.17%)
  • Dyspnoea (101 people, 16.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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