Review: could Vicodin cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain . We study 32,260 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,017 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure 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 34,634 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, drug ineffective, postmastectomy lymphoedema syndrome, weakness (latest reports from 303,305 High blood pressure patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

32,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 2,017 people (6.25%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause High blood pressure?

Time on Vicodin when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 16.07 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.86 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.71 %
  • 10+ years: 1.79 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 65.06 %
  • male: 34.94 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 1.8 %
  • 30-39: 7.61 %
  • 40-49: 22.13 %
  • 50-59: 29.44 %
  • 60+: 38.1 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Vicodin **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 14.29 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (297 people)
  • Hypertension (158 people)
  • Depression (120 people)
  • Back Pain (94 people)
  • Anxiety (82 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (625 people)
  • Neurontin (339 people)
  • Zometa (337 people)
  • Ambien (310 people)
  • Aspirin (283 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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