Review: could Vicodin cause Dry Skin?


Summary

Dry skin 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 Prednisone, and have Pain . We study 40,159 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Dry skin. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry skin 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)

Dry Skin

Dry skin has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, itching, diarrhea (latest reports from 27,197 Dry skin patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

40,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 266 people (0.66%) have Dry Skin


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Dry skin?

Time on Vicodin when people have Dry Skin *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry Skin when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 67.56 %
  • male: 32.44 %

Age of people who have Dry Skin when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.45 %
  • 20-29: 2.9 %
  • 30-39: 9.66 %
  • 40-49: 18.36 %
  • 50-59: 20.77 %
  • 60+: 46.86 %

Severity if Dry Skin when taking Vicodin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dry Skin **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (37 people, 13.91%)
  • Angiogram (21 people, 7.89%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (20 people, 7.52%)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain (19 people, 7.14%)
  • Back Pain (19 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (58 people, 21.80%)
  • Magnevist (53 people, 19.92%)
  • Coumadin (49 people, 18.42%)
  • Protonix (47 people, 17.67%)
  • Xanax (45 people, 16.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (114 people, 42.86%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (97 people, 36.47%)
  • Anxiety (80 people, 30.08%)
  • Fatigue (78 people, 29.32%)
  • Pruritus (77 people, 28.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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