Review: could Vicodin cause Nasal Necrosis?


Summary

Nasal necrosis is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Percocet, and have Drug abuse . We study 38,954 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Nasal necrosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Nasal necrosis 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 45,484 users)

Nasal Necrosis

Nasal necrosis (damage to nose) (latest reports from 80 Nasal necrosis patients).

On Sep, 11, 2016

38,954 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 18 people (0.05%) have Nasal Necrosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Nasal necrosis?

Gender of people who have Nasal Necrosis when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Nasal Necrosis when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse (12 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Percocet (18 people, 100.00%)
  • Lorcet-Hd (17 people, 94.44%)
  • Tylox (16 people, 88.89%)
  • Tylox /00446701/ (2 people, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Incorrect Route Of Drug Administration (18 people, 100.00%)
  • Drug Abuse (18 people, 100.00%)
  • Intentional Overdose (12 people, 66.67%)
  • Klebsiella Infection (8 people, 44.44%)
  • Enterococcal Infection (8 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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