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Review: could Vicodin cause Acute respiratory failure?

Summary: Acute respiratory failure could be caused by Vicodin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 32,498 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 102 have Acute respiratory failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute respiratory failure and more.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 32,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 102 people (0.32%) have Acute Respiratory Failure. They amount to 0.27% of all the 37,689 people who have Acute Respiratory Failure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Acute respiratory failure in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Acute respiratory failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acute respiratory failure100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Acute respiratory failure when taking Vicodin * :

FemaleMale
Acute respiratory failure48.04%51.96%

Age of people who have Acute respiratory failure when taking Vicodin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acute respiratory failure0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.45%7.53%26.88%59.14%

Severity of Acute respiratory failure when taking Vicodin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Acute respiratory failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (10 people, 9.80%)
  2. Hypertension (9 people, 8.82%)
  3. Pain in extremity (6 people, 5.88%)
  4. Prostate cancer metastatic (6 people, 5.88%)
  5. Osteoporosis (5 people, 4.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (34 people, 33.33%)
  2. Lasix (29 people, 28.43%)
  3. Albuterol (21 people, 20.59%)
  4. Digoxin (20 people, 19.61%)
  5. Zofran (20 people, 19.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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