Vicodin and Impaired driving ability - from FDA reports


Impaired driving ability is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Lyrica, and have Pain . We study 42,317 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA. Among them, 85 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability and more.

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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 46,135 users)

Impaired Driving Ability

Impaired driving ability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, insomnia, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 7,193 Impaired driving ability patients).

On Feb, 28, 2017

42,317 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 85 people (0.2%) have Impaired Driving Ability

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Impaired driving ability?

Gender of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 74.12 %
  • male: 25.88 %

Age of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.67 %
  • 30-39: 5.0 %
  • 40-49: 31.67 %
  • 50-59: 28.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (26 people, 30.59%)
  • Fibromyalgia (18 people, 21.18%)
  • Depression (18 people, 21.18%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 15.29%)
  • Arrhythmias (7 people, 8.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (23 people, 27.06%)
  • Ambien (16 people, 18.82%)
  • Paxil (14 people, 16.47%)
  • Clonazepam (12 people, 14.12%)
  • Neurontin (11 people, 12.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (29 people, 34.12%)
  • Memory Loss (28 people, 32.94%)
  • Dizziness (27 people, 31.76%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (26 people, 30.59%)
  • Confusional State (25 people, 29.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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