Review: could Vicodin cause High cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol)?
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 - 6 months, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain.
We study 32,576 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 has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,336 Vicodin users)
High cholesterol has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, pain. (latest reports from 171,803 High cholesterol patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 32,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 789 people (2.42%) have High Cholesterol.
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 (3 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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