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Review: could Vicodin cause Chest pain?

Summary: Chest pain could be caused by Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Vioxx, and have Pain.

We study 32,501 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,428 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Vicodin

Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,245 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

Chest pain

Chest pain (latest reports from 917,738 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 32,498 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 2,428 people (7.47%) have Chest Pain. They amount to 0.26% of all the 917,051 people who have Chest Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chest pain in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain34.00%20.00%22.00%12.00%6.00%6.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Chest pain62.94%37.06%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest pain0.00%0.00%0.86%4.12%13.13%24.89%27.90%29.10%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Vicodin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain0.00%50.00%35.71%14.29%

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest pain25.00%50.00%25.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (413 people, 17.01%)
  2. Depression (149 people, 6.14%)
  3. Back pain (136 people, 5.60%)
  4. Hypertension (112 people, 4.61%)
  5. Anxiety (111 people, 4.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (594 people, 24.46%)
  2. Aspirin (522 people, 21.50%)
  3. Ambien (449 people, 18.49%)
  4. Zometa (425 people, 17.50%)
  5. Neurontin (420 people, 17.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Vicodin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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  • Had l.v.r.s. In 2010 take lyrics but narco cause like my heart to hurt

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • chest pain starts about 30 to 45 minutes after taking arthrotec. sometines a bit worrisome, sometimes pain in arm also. usually last for about an hour

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • The heart symptoms began around 4 months ago after an increase in Levothyroxine. I also was not able to continue seasonal allergy shots and began taking chlorpheniramine. I have tried many different antihistamines, all of which have caused various uncomfortable symptoms,

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