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Review: could Vicodin cause Arthritis?

We study 32,541 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 (latest outcomes from 35,296 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

Arthritis

Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints) (latest reports from 210,276 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 32,536 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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