Review: could Vicodin cause Arthritis?
We study 32,528 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 502 have Arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Arthritis and more.
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Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,281 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.
Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints) (latest reports from 211,154 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 20, 2014: 32,524 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 502 people (1.54%) have Arthritis. They amount to 0.24% of all the 211,143 people who have Arthritis on eHealthMe.
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Age of people who have Arthritis when taking Vicodin * :
Severity of Arthritis when taking Vicodin ** :
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How people recovered from Arthritis ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (94 people, 18.73%)
- Osteoporosis (50 people, 9.96%)
- Metastases to bone (45 people, 8.96%)
- Breast cancer (44 people, 8.76%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (42 people, 8.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (138 people, 27.49%)
- Celebrex (116 people, 23.11%)
- Prednisone (110 people, 21.91%)
- Aredia (106 people, 21.12%)
- Prilosec (94 people, 18.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Vicodin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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