Could Vicodin cause Pneumonia - from FDA reports
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 42,317 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA. Among them, 1,794 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 Vicodin 46,129 users)
Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis (latest reports from 175,026 Pneumonia patients).
On Jan, 01, 2017
42,317 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 1,794 people (4.24%) have Pneumonia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Vicodin when people have Pneumonia *:
- < 1 month: 45.71 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.71 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.71 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.71 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.57 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 8.57 %
Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Vicodin *:
- female: 57.15 %
- male: 42.85 %
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Vicodin *:
- 0-1: 0.14 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.48 %
- 20-29: 2.93 %
- 30-39: 4.09 %
- 40-49: 10.43 %
- 50-59: 29.31 %
- 60+: 52.42 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (353 people, 19.68%)
- Multiple Myeloma (228 people, 12.71%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (163 people, 9.09%)
- Depression (143 people, 7.97%)
- High Blood Pressure (120 people, 6.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (432 people, 24.08%)
- Prednisone (382 people, 21.29%)
- Lasix (353 people, 19.68%)
- Neurontin (332 people, 18.51%)
- Aspirin (294 people, 16.39%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (537 people, 29.93%)
- Breathing Difficulty (476 people, 26.53%)
- Stress And Anxiety (442 people, 24.64%)
- Anaemia (394 people, 21.96%)
- Fatigue (388 people, 21.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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