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 Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 40,159 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 134 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 45,484 users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, renal failure acute, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 22,015 Gout patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

40,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 134 people (0.33%) have Gout


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Gout?

Time on Vicodin when people have Gout *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Gout when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.92 %
  • 30-39: 1.83 %
  • 40-49: 25.69 %
  • 50-59: 15.6 %
  • 60+: 55.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (21 people, 15.67%)
  • Pain (18 people, 13.43%)
  • Hypertension (16 people, 11.94%)
  • Gout (14 people, 10.45%)
  • Bone Disorder (14 people, 10.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (52 people, 38.81%)
  • Aredia (51 people, 38.06%)
  • Zometa (47 people, 35.07%)
  • Allopurinol (46 people, 34.33%)
  • Aspirin (40 people, 29.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (67 people, 50.00%)
  • Pain (56 people, 41.79%)
  • Dizziness (53 people, 39.55%)
  • Arthralgia (52 people, 38.81%)
  • Anaemia (47 people, 35.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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