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 40,159 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,596 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 45,484 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 188,643 Chest pain patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

40,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 2,596 people (6.46%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Chest pain?

Time on Vicodin when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 42.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.3 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.02 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 63.15 %
  • male: 36.85 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.04 %
  • 20-29: 4.85 %
  • 30-39: 12.45 %
  • 40-49: 22.6 %
  • 50-59: 27.17 %
  • 60+: 31.88 %

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 (451 people, 17.37%)
  • Depression (136 people, 5.24%)
  • Hypertension (122 people, 4.70%)
  • Anxiety (115 people, 4.43%)
  • Metastases To Bone (111 people, 4.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (510 people, 19.65%)
  • Zometa (469 people, 18.07%)
  • Xanax (408 people, 15.72%)
  • Neurontin (403 people, 15.52%)
  • Ambien (399 people, 15.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (1,036 people, 39.91%)
  • Pain (832 people, 32.05%)
  • Anxiety (826 people, 31.82%)
  • Nausea (680 people, 26.19%)
  • Back Pain (659 people, 25.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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