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Review: could Vicodin cause Arthritis?

Summary: Arthritis is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 32,564 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

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,329 Vicodin users)

Arthritis

Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 59,052 Arthritis patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 32,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 502 people (1.54%) have Arthritis.

Trend of Arthritis in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Arthritis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Arthritis14.29%0.00%0.00%28.57%0.00%57.14%0.00%

Gender of people who have Arthritis when taking Vicodin * :

FemaleMale
Arthritis72.48%27.52%

Age of people who have Arthritis when taking Vicodin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Arthritis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.56%21.12%27.74%47.58%

Severity of Arthritis when taking Vicodin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Arthritis0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Arthritis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Arthritis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (94 people, 18.73%)
  2. Osteoporosis (50 people, 9.96%)
  3. Metastases to bone (45 people, 8.96%)
  4. Breast cancer (44 people, 8.76%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (42 people, 8.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (138 people, 27.49%)
  2. Celebrex (116 people, 23.11%)
  3. Prednisone (110 people, 21.91%)
  4. Aredia (106 people, 21.12%)
  5. Prilosec (94 people, 18.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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