Review: could Vicodin cause Hiccups?


Summary

Hiccups is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Versed, and have Constipation . We study 32,260 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Hiccups. Find out below who they are, when they have Hiccups 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 34,578 users)

Hiccups

Hiccups (an involuntary spasm of the diaphragm and respiratory organs, with a sudden closure of the glottis and a sound like a cough) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, impaired healing, sepsis, primary sequestrum, stroke (latest reports from 3,448 Hiccups patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

32,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 37 people (0.11%) have Hiccups


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Hiccups?

Time on Vicodin when people have Hiccups *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 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 Hiccups when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 5.41 %
  • male: 94.59 %

Age of people who have Hiccups when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 17.14 %
  • 20-29: 2.86 %
  • 30-39: 2.86 %
  • 40-49: 2.86 %
  • 50-59: 11.43 %
  • 60+: 62.86 %

Severity if Hiccups when taking Vicodin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hiccups **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (11 people)
  • Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic (3 people)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (2 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (2 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Versed (17 people)
  • Ibuprofen (16 people)
  • Prilosec (15 people)
  • Singulair (13 people)
  • Miralax (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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