Review: could Vicodin cause Chest Pain?


Summary

Chest pain is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain . We study 35,391 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,455 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain 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 38,891 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 154,013 Chest pain patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

35,391 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 2,455 people (6.94%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Chest pain?

Time on Vicodin when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 40.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.37 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 62.82 %
  • male: 37.18 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.05 %
  • 20-29: 4.66 %
  • 30-39: 12.51 %
  • 40-49: 22.98 %
  • 50-59: 27.4 %
  • 60+: 31.4 %

Severity if Chest Pain when taking Vicodin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 41.67 %
  • severe: 41.67 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Chest Pain **:

  • while on drug: 25 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (414 people)
  • Depression (129 people)
  • Anxiety (115 people)
  • Hypertension (109 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (104 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (509 people)
  • Zometa (444 people)
  • Xanax (395 people)
  • Ambien (393 people)
  • Neurontin (392 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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