Vicodin and High cholesterol - from FDA reports


Summary

High cholesterol 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, 886 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol 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 46,135 users)

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 242,899 High cholesterol patients).

On Jan, 22, 2017

42,317 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 886 people (2.09%) have High Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause High cholesterol?

Time on Vicodin when people have High Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 23.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 54.85 %
  • male: 45.15 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.55 %
  • 20-29: 1.5 %
  • 30-39: 7.93 %
  • 40-49: 23.12 %
  • 50-59: 32.56 %
  • 60+: 34.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (167 people, 18.85%)
  • Depression (82 people, 9.26%)
  • Back Pain (75 people, 8.47%)
  • High Blood Pressure (71 people, 8.01%)
  • Arthritis (49 people, 5.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (276 people, 31.15%)
  • Zometa (214 people, 24.15%)
  • Lipitor (211 people, 23.81%)
  • Ambien (164 people, 18.51%)
  • Xanax (154 people, 17.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (394 people, 44.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (374 people, 42.21%)
  • Pain (301 people, 33.97%)
  • Back Pain (299 people, 33.75%)
  • Chest Pain (265 people, 29.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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