Review: could Vicodin cause Upset Stomach?


Upset stomach 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 Ativan, and have Pain . We study 32,260 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,175 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach and more.

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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 34,634 users)

Upset Stomach

Upset stomach has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, sepsis, drowsiness, pneumonia, fatigue (latest reports from 138,610 Upset stomach patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

32,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 2,175 people (6.74%) have Upset Stomach

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Upset stomach?

Time on Vicodin when people have Upset Stomach *:

  • < 1 month: 64.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.41 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.66 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.32 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.66 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Upset Stomach when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 74.06 %
  • male: 25.94 %

Age of people who have Upset Stomach when taking Vicodin *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 2.02 %
  • 20-29: 9.08 %
  • 30-39: 10.71 %
  • 40-49: 19.84 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 33.18 %

Severity if Upset Stomach when taking Vicodin **:

  • least: 15 %
  • moderate: 55 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 5 %

How people recovered from Upset Stomach **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (444 people)
  • Depression (128 people)
  • Breast Cancer (113 people)
  • Anxiety (106 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (97 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (329 people)
  • Zometa (327 people)
  • Xanax (308 people)
  • Oxycontin (308 people)
  • Neurontin (301 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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