Review: could Vicodin cause Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent)?


Summary

Accidental overdose (therapeutic agent) is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 40,159 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 200 have Accidental overdose (therapeutic agent). Find out below who they are, when they have Accidental overdose (therapeutic agent) and more.

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Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 45,484 users)

Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent)

Accidental overdose (therapeutic agent) has been reported by people with alanine aminotransferase increased, fever, metabolic acidosis, drowsiness, pneumonia (latest reports from 18,272 Accidental overdose (therapeutic agent) patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

40,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 200 people (0.5%) have Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent)


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)?

Time on Vicodin when people have Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent) *:

  • < 1 month: 30.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 53.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent) when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 56.63 %
  • male: 43.37 %

Age of people who have Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent) when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.54 %
  • 10-19: 7.07 %
  • 20-29: 8.15 %
  • 30-39: 23.91 %
  • 40-49: 18.48 %
  • 50-59: 27.17 %
  • 60+: 14.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (55 people, 27.50%)
  • Back Pain (14 people, 7.00%)
  • Muscle Spasms (11 people, 5.50%)
  • Anxiety (11 people, 5.50%)
  • Depression (9 people, 4.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (101 people, 50.50%)
  • Xanax (90 people, 45.00%)
  • Neurontin (67 people, 33.50%)
  • Ambien (56 people, 28.00%)
  • Elavil (48 people, 24.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (78 people, 39.00%)
  • Arthralgia (70 people, 35.00%)
  • Nausea (66 people, 33.00%)
  • Pain (62 people, 31.00%)
  • Fall (62 people, 31.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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