Review: could Vicodin cause High Cholesterol?


High cholesterol is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, 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, 890 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.

You are not alone

Join a support group for people who take Vicodin and have High cholesterol >>>

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>


Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 34,634 users)

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with hyperbilirubinaemia, constipation, dry mouth, accidental exposure, bruise (latest reports from 161,979 High cholesterol patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

32,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 890 people (2.76%) have High Cholesterol

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause High cholesterol?

Time on Vicodin when people have High Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 11.94 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.39 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.97 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 53.68 %
  • male: 46.32 %

Age of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.26 %
  • 20-29: 1.55 %
  • 30-39: 8.42 %
  • 40-49: 25.65 %
  • 50-59: 31.87 %
  • 60+: 32.25 %

Severity if High Cholesterol when taking Vicodin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from High Cholesterol **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (128 people)
  • Depression (71 people)
  • Back Pain (70 people)
  • Hypertension (59 people)
  • Arthritis (44 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (271 people)
  • Lipitor (193 people)
  • Zometa (186 people)
  • Ambien (143 people)
  • Xanax (140 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have High cholesterol when taking Vicodin?

Browse all side effects of Vicodin

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with High cholesterol

High cholesterol

Could your condition cause High cholesterol

High cholesterol

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Vicodin, High cholesterol

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Vicodin, High cholesterol

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.