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Review: could Vicodin cause Rash?

Summary: Rash could be caused by Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 32,498 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,666 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Vicodin

Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,245 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 965,294 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 32,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 1,714 people (5.30%) have Rash. They amount to 0.18% of all the 963,696 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash69.05%16.67%4.76%0.00%7.14%0.00%2.38%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Vicodin * :

FemaleMale
Rash66.22%33.78%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Vicodin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.06%0.00%0.89%3.74%8.61%22.48%22.93%41.29%

Severity of Rash when taking Vicodin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash20.00%20.00%60.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (372 people, 21.70%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (140 people, 8.17%)
  3. Hypertension (135 people, 7.88%)
  4. Anxiety (122 people, 7.12%)
  5. Depression (121 people, 7.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (432 people, 25.20%)
  2. Aspirin (370 people, 21.59%)
  3. Prednisone (316 people, 18.44%)
  4. Lasix (273 people, 15.93%)
  5. Ambien (260 people, 15.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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