Vicodin side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Vicodin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Vicodin. The review is based on 44,014 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 47,845 users)

On Nov, 21, 2017

44,014 people who take Vicodin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Vicodin side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • pruritus
  • nausea
  • rash
  • suicide attempt
  • weight decreased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
1 - 6 months:
  • death
  • vomiting
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abdominal discomfort
  • atrial fibrillation
  • vision blurred
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • hypersensitivity
  • mobility decreased
  • multi-organ failure
6 - 12 months:
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • constipation
  • thrombocytopenia
  • epistaxis
  • vomiting
  • wound
  • atrial septal defect
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • hyperthyroidism
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
1 - 2 years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • pancreatic carcinoma
  • disease progression
  • dyspnoea
  • sinusitis
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • visual impairment
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
  • blood disorder
2 - 5 years:
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • anxiety
  • weight decreased
  • myocardial infarction
  • pulmonary embolism
  • sjogren's syndrome
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • suicide attempt
  • cerebrovascular accident
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • breast cancer female
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • sinus disorder
  • weight increased
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • knee arthroplasty
  • myocardial infarction
  • nightmare
10+ years:
  • breast cancer female
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • upper limb fracture
  • uterine disorder
  • bladder cancer
  • drug dependence
  • headache
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • respiratory failure
not specified:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • death
  • urinary tract infection
  • rash

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • urinary tract infection
  • rash
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • death
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • myocardial infarction
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • pyrexia

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • overdose
  • pulmonary valve stenosis congenital
  • rhinorrhoea
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vena cava thrombosis
  • cardiac arrest
  • cholelithiasis
  • congenital aortic anomaly
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • multiple drug overdose
  • accidental exposure
  • agonal rhythm
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cough
  • heart disease congenital
  • infection
  • mouth ulceration
  • pulmonary embolism
10-19:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain upper
  • vomiting
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • suicide attempt
  • drug abuse
  • gallbladder cholesterolosis
20-29:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • vomiting
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • uterine perforation
  • cholelithiasis
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • weight decreased
30-39:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • weight decreased
  • vision blurred
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • suicide attempt
  • pyrexia
40-49:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
  • vision blurred
  • deep vein thrombosis
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • tremor
  • urinary tract infection
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • pneumonia
60+:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • urinary tract infection
  • white blood cell count decreased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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