Review: could Vicodin cause Acute Respiratory Failure?


Summary

Acute respiratory failure is found among people who take Vicodin, 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 32,260 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 96 have Acute respiratory failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute respiratory failure 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 34,634 users)

Acute Respiratory Failure

Acute respiratory failure has been reported by people with cardiac failure congestive (latest reports from 5,061 Acute respiratory failure patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

32,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 96 people (0.3%) have Acute Respiratory Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Acute respiratory failure?

Time on Vicodin when people have Acute Respiratory Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acute Respiratory Failure when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 48.94 %
  • male: 51.06 %

Age of people who have Acute Respiratory Failure when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.98 %
  • 40-49: 8.14 %
  • 50-59: 26.74 %
  • 60+: 58.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (9 people)
  • Hypertension (8 people)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (6 people)
  • Pain In Extremity (6 people)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (28 people)
  • Aspirin (24 people)
  • Albuterol (20 people)
  • Digoxin (18 people)
  • Coumadin (18 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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