Could Vicodin cause Sepsis - from FDA reports
Sepsis 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, 656 have Sepsis. Find out below who they are, when they have Sepsis and more.
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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 46,130 users)
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, preventive health care (latest reports from 63,695 Sepsis patients).
On Jan, 09, 2017
42,317 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 656 people (1.55%) have Sepsis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Vicodin when people have Sepsis *:
- < 1 month: 80.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 6.67 %
Gender of people who have Sepsis when taking Vicodin *:
- female: 54.86 %
- male: 45.14 %
Age of people who have Sepsis when taking Vicodin *:
- 0-1: 0.36 %
- 2-9: 0.18 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.54 %
- 30-39: 5.01 %
- 40-49: 11.99 %
- 50-59: 30.41 %
- 60+: 51.52 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (104 people, 15.85%)
- Multiple Myeloma (90 people, 13.72%)
- Metastases To Bone (65 people, 9.91%)
- Depression (63 people, 9.60%)
- High Blood Pressure (54 people, 8.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (196 people, 29.88%)
- Lasix (160 people, 24.39%)
- Prednisone (152 people, 23.17%)
- Aredia (146 people, 22.26%)
- Neurontin (141 people, 21.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (215 people, 32.77%)
- Anaemia (211 people, 32.16%)
- Pneumonia (210 people, 32.01%)
- Fever (199 people, 30.34%)
- Breathing Difficulty (197 people, 30.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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