Review: could Vicodin cause Cardiac disorder?
Summary: Cardiac disorder 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 Vioxx, and have Pain.
We study 32,564 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 407 have Cardiac disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiac disorder and more.
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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,329 Vicodin users)
Cardiac disorder has been reported by people with diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis, high blood pressure, dialysis. (latest reports from 54,708 Cardiac disorder patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 32,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 407 people (1.25%) have Cardiac Disorder.
Time on Vicodin when people have Cardiac disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Cardiac disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Cardiac disorder when taking Vicodin * :
|Cardiac disorder||61.81%||38.19% |
Age of people who have Cardiac disorder when taking Vicodin * :
|Cardiac disorder||0.28%||0.00%||0.28%||2.80%||6.16%||16.25%||32.49%||41.74% |
Severity of Cardiac disorder when taking Vicodin ** :
How people recovered from Cardiac disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (82 people, 20.15%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 9.34%)
- Arthritis (33 people, 8.11%)
- Depression (33 people, 8.11%)
- Diabetes mellitus (29 people, 7.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (130 people, 31.94%)
- Aspirin (74 people, 18.18%)
- Lasix (70 people, 17.20%)
- Lisinopril (61 people, 14.99%)
- Zometa (59 people, 14.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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