Vicodin and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


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 < 1 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain . We study 42,317 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA. Among them, 2,342 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 46,134 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,427 High blood pressure patients).

On Jan, 18, 2017

42,317 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 2,342 people (5.53%) 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: 21.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.33 %
  • 10+ years: 1.67 %

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

  • female: 65.37 %
  • male: 34.63 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.73 %
  • 20-29: 1.87 %
  • 30-39: 7.48 %
  • 40-49: 20.95 %
  • 50-59: 28.01 %
  • 60+: 40.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (428 people, 18.27%)
  • Depression (157 people, 6.70%)
  • Back Pain (115 people, 4.91%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (112 people, 4.78%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (104 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (633 people, 27.03%)
  • Zometa (388 people, 16.57%)
  • Neurontin (375 people, 16.01%)
  • Ambien (359 people, 15.33%)
  • Lipitor (317 people, 13.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (780 people, 33.30%)
  • Pain (710 people, 30.32%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (588 people, 25.11%)
  • Back Pain (586 people, 25.02%)
  • Chest Pain (579 people, 24.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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