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Review: could Vicodin cause Gerd?

Summary: Gerd 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 Contraception.

We study 32,498 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Gerd. Find out below who they are, when they have Gerd 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, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Vicodin include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety.

Gerd

Gerd (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) (latest reports from 43,910 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 32,498 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 51 people (0.16%) have Gerd. They amount to 0.12% of all the 43,892 people who have Gerd on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gerd in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Gerd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gerd100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Gerd when taking Vicodin * :

FemaleMale
Gerd70.59%29.41%

Age of people who have Gerd when taking Vicodin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gerd0.00%0.00%21.57%5.88%3.92%13.73%17.65%37.25%

Severity of Gerd when taking Vicodin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gerd ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (7 people, 13.73%)
  2. Premenstrual syndrome (5 people, 9.80%)
  3. Acne (5 people, 9.80%)
  4. Arthralgia (4 people, 7.84%)
  5. Arthritis (4 people, 7.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (17 people, 33.33%)
  2. Prilosec (14 people, 27.45%)
  3. Premarin (11 people, 21.57%)
  4. Aspirin (9 people, 17.65%)
  5. Flexeril (9 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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