Could Vicodin cause Hepatitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Hepatitis 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 42,317 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA. Among them, 102 have Hepatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatitis 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 46,129 users)

Hepatitis

Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, hiv infection, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 15,593 Hepatitis patients).

On Jan, 08, 2017

42,317 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 102 people (0.24%) have Hepatitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Hepatitis?

Time on Vicodin when people have Hepatitis *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hepatitis when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 62.75 %
  • male: 37.25 %

Age of people who have Hepatitis when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.6 %
  • 20-29: 4.6 %
  • 30-39: 14.94 %
  • 40-49: 18.39 %
  • 50-59: 12.64 %
  • 60+: 44.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (15 people, 14.71%)
  • Prostate Cancer (11 people, 10.78%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 5.88%)
  • Depression (5 people, 4.90%)
  • Hypothyroidism (4 people, 3.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (42 people, 41.18%)
  • Aredia (29 people, 28.43%)
  • Lasix (23 people, 22.55%)
  • Lupron (21 people, 20.59%)
  • Casodex (19 people, 18.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 50.00%)
  • Pain (50 people, 49.02%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (42 people, 41.18%)
  • Osteomyelitis (38 people, 37.25%)
  • Anaemia (38 people, 37.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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