Review: could Vicodin cause Pneumonia?
Summary: Pneumonia 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 Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 32,574 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,485 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.
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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,334 Vicodin users)
Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 122,906 Pneumonia patients)
On Feb, 3, 2015: 32,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 1,619 people (4.97%) have Pneumonia.
Time on Vicodin when people have Pneumonia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Vicodin * :
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Vicodin * :
Severity of Pneumonia when taking Vicodin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Pneumonia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (305 people, 18.84%)
- Multiple myeloma (160 people, 9.88%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (132 people, 8.15%)
- Depression (129 people, 7.97%)
- Osteoporosis (112 people, 6.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (388 people, 23.97%)
- Prednisone (366 people, 22.61%)
- Aspirin (352 people, 21.74%)
- Lasix (338 people, 20.88%)
- Neurontin (326 people, 20.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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George P on May, 7, 2012:
I developed torticollis soon after starting abilify. At the same time, I developed pain in my left side. An MRI revealed 4 ruptured disks in my spine, a known cause of torticollis.
Conclusion: I have no idea (neither, it seems, do the doctors). But I found abilify very effective for its purpose.
Tim J on Jul, 10, 2011:
I took this drug and it killed 40 percent of my achilles tendon.
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