Review: could Vicodin cause Arthritis?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 32,346 people who take Vicodin. Among them, 474 have Arthritis. See who they are, when they have Arthritis and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,229 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Vicodin include pain, pain exacerbated, nausea aggravated, nausea, stress and anxiety.
Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints) (latest reports from 200,812 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 31,215 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 468 people (1.50%) have Arthritis.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (89 people, 19.02%)
- Breast cancer (44 people, 9.40%)
- Metastases to bone (44 people, 9.40%)
- Osteoporosis (43 people, 9.19%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (42 people, 8.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (131 people, 27.99%)
- Celebrex (111 people, 23.72%)
- Prednisone (106 people, 22.65%)
- Aredia (101 people, 21.58%)
- Prilosec (90 people, 19.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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