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Review: could Vicodin cause Gout?





Summary: Gout is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 32,558 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

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 35,316 users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes.(latest reports from Gout 12,602 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 32,551 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 108 people (0.33%) have Gout.

Trend of Gout in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Gout * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout0.00%83.33%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Vicodin * :

FemaleMale
Gout34.23%65.77%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Vicodin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.13%27.66%12.77%57.45%

Severity of Gout when taking Vicodin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Gout ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Gout0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (20 people, 18.52%)
  2. Bone disorder (12 people, 11.11%)
  3. Hypertension (12 people, 11.11%)
  4. Prostate cancer (11 people, 10.19%)
  5. Pain (10 people, 9.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aredia (46 people, 42.59%)
  2. Allopurinol (42 people, 38.89%)
  3. Lasix (41 people, 37.96%)
  4. Zometa (40 people, 37.04%)
  5. Aspirin (39 people, 36.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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