Review: could Vicodin cause Gout?
We study 32,536 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 108 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.
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Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,291 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) (latest reports from 57,614 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 32,531 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 108 people (0.33%) have Gout. They amount to 0.19% of all the 57,489 people who have Gout on eHealthMe.
Time on Vicodin when people have Gout * :
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Gender of people who have Gout when taking Vicodin * :
Age of people who have Gout when taking Vicodin * :
Severity of Gout when taking Vicodin ** :
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How people recovered from Gout ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (20 people, 18.52%)
- Blood pressure (12 people, 11.11%)
- Bone disorder (12 people, 11.11%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 11.11%)
- Prostate cancer (11 people, 10.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (46 people, 42.59%)
- Allopurinol (42 people, 38.89%)
- Lasix (41 people, 37.96%)
- Zometa (40 people, 37.04%)
- Aspirin (39 people, 36.11%)
* 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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