Review: could Vicodin cause Chest Pain?


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 30,575 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,413 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 34,578 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with hypotension, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 133,754 Chest pain patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

30,575 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 2,413 people (7.89%) have Chest Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Chest pain?

Time on Vicodin when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 39.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.64 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.66 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 62.16 %
  • male: 37.84 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.85 %
  • 20-29: 4.31 %
  • 30-39: 13.18 %
  • 40-49: 23.9 %
  • 50-59: 27.83 %
  • 60+: 29.92 %

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 (361 people)
  • Depression (120 people)
  • Anxiety (101 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (91 people)
  • Hypertension (91 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (500 people)
  • Zometa (394 people)
  • Ambien (366 people)
  • Neurontin (364 people)
  • Xanax (359 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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