Related topic: Vicodin, High cholesterol
Review: could Vicodin cause High cholesterol?
Summary: High cholesterol could be caused by Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Vioxx, and have Pain.
We study 32,501 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 789 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.
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Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,245 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.
High cholesterol (latest reports from 446,967 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, pain.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 32,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 789 people (2.44%) have High Cholesterol. They amount to 0.18% of all the 446,322 people who have High Cholesterol on eHealthMe.
Time on Vicodin when people have High cholesterol * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High cholesterol||7.59%||36.71%||26.58%||5.06%||18.99%||5.06%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High cholesterol when taking Vicodin * :
|High cholesterol||53.67%||46.33% |
Age of people who have High cholesterol when taking Vicodin * :
|High cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||0.24%||1.47%||8.30%||26.13%||31.14%||32.72% |
Severity of High cholesterol when taking Vicodin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High cholesterol||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from High cholesterol ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (149 people, 18.88%)
- Back pain (116 people, 14.70%)
- Depression (79 people, 10.01%)
- Hypertension (74 people, 9.38%)
- Arthritis (48 people, 6.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (342 people, 43.35%)
- Lipitor (226 people, 28.64%)
- Aspirin (210 people, 26.62%)
- Zometa (192 people, 24.33%)
- Xanax (156 people, 19.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Rebecca (2 years ago):
I am 27, female I have been on vicodin for about 5 years, I have never had high cholesterol, I was tested in November was fine Now all of a sudden all mt ldl cholesterol and trigs are extreamly high.
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