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Review: could Vicodin cause Dysphagia?

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

We study 32,498 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 732 have Dysphagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 32,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 733 people (2.27%) have Dysphagia. They amount to 0.30% of all the 248,146 people who have Dysphagia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dysphagia in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Dysphagia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dysphagia50.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Vicodin * :

FemaleMale
Dysphagia61.24%38.76%

Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Vicodin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dysphagia0.00%0.00%0.30%1.93%7.88%21.40%30.01%38.48%

Severity of Dysphagia when taking Vicodin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dysphagia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (115 people, 15.69%)
  2. Metastases to bone (51 people, 6.96%)
  3. Hypertension (47 people, 6.41%)
  4. Breast cancer (47 people, 6.41%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (42 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (269 people, 36.70%)
  2. Aredia (212 people, 28.92%)
  3. Ambien (182 people, 24.83%)
  4. Neurontin (182 people, 24.83%)
  5. Lasix (166 people, 22.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Was in 2 car accidents in Feb., 2012. Mechanic left part off car both times! I have multiple spine injuries but the cord irritation caused shingles to come out on my face. I cant have thoracic surgery till shingles is no longer active. I have numerous new symptoms like high cholesterol and skin fungal infection and distended stomach and autonomic dysreflexia. I have hard time initiating a urine stream and cant push very well to hav a bowel movement.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I only take vicodin a few times a week. But have a new disorder, dysphasia, wonder if this could be a side efect of vicodin. Thank you

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