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 32,260 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 462 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 Vicodin 34,634 users)

Arthritis

Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, high blood pressure, stroke, chest pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 52,269 Arthritis patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

32,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 462 people (1.43%) have Arthritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Arthritis?

Time on Vicodin when people have Arthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 42.86 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Arthritis when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 72.17 %
  • male: 27.83 %

Age of people who have Arthritis when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.35 %
  • 40-49: 20.67 %
  • 50-59: 28.49 %
  • 60+: 47.49 %

Severity if Arthritis when taking Vicodin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Arthritis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (94 people)
  • Osteoporosis (45 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (45 people)
  • Breast Cancer (44 people)
  • Depression (42 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (138 people)
  • Celebrex (107 people)
  • Aredia (106 people)
  • Prednisone (99 people)
  • Prilosec (92 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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