Review: could Vicodin cause Dysphagia (Swallowing difficulty)?
Summary: Dysphagia 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 Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 32,574 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 733 have Dysphagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more.
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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,334 Vicodin users)
Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 36,356 Dysphagia patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 32,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 733 people (2.25%) have Dysphagia.
Time on Vicodin when people have Dysphagia * :
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Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Vicodin * :
Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Vicodin * :
Severity of Dysphagia when taking Vicodin ** :
How people recovered from Dysphagia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (115 people, 15.69%)
- Metastases to bone (51 people, 6.96%)
- Hypertension (47 people, 6.41%)
- Breast cancer (47 people, 6.41%)
- Multiple myeloma (42 people, 5.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (269 people, 36.70%)
- Aredia (212 people, 28.92%)
- Ambien (182 people, 24.83%)
- Neurontin (182 people, 24.83%)
- 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 (2 years 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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