Review: could Vicodin cause Tremor?


Summary

Tremor 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 Xanax, and have Pain . We study 40,159 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 848 have Tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremor 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)

Tremor

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, weakness, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 92,167 Tremor patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

40,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 848 people (2.11%) have Tremor


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Tremor?

Time on Vicodin when people have Tremor *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 30 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tremor when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 67.8 %
  • male: 32.2 %

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.72 %
  • 20-29: 3.31 %
  • 30-39: 13.54 %
  • 40-49: 16.43 %
  • 50-59: 29.97 %
  • 60+: 36.02 %

Severity if Tremor when taking Vicodin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (233 people, 27.48%)
  • Depression (105 people, 12.38%)
  • Anxiety (58 people, 6.84%)
  • Osteoporosis (54 people, 6.37%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (53 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (175 people, 20.64%)
  • Oxycontin (156 people, 18.40%)
  • Neurontin (148 people, 17.45%)
  • Ambien (135 people, 15.92%)
  • Cymbalta (119 people, 14.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (278 people, 32.78%)
  • Nausea (270 people, 31.84%)
  • Pain (261 people, 30.78%)
  • Depression (259 people, 30.54%)
  • Insomnia (227 people, 26.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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