VICODIN SIDE EFFECTS
- Generic Name: hydrocodone and acetaminophen
- Brand Name: Vicodin
- Drug Class: Analgesics, Opioid Combos
The following adverse reactions have been identified during post approval use of hydrocodone and acetaminophen tablets. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.
Other adverse reactions include:
Central Nervous System: Drowsiness, mental clouding, lethargy, impairment of mental and physical performance, anxiety, fear, dysphoria, psychological dependence, mood changes.
Gastrointestinal System: Constipation.
Genitourinary System: Ureteral spasm, spasm of vesical sphincters, and urinary retention.
Special Senses : Cases of hearing impairment or permanent loss have been reported predominately in patients with chronic overdose.
Dermatological: Skin rash, pruritus, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, allergic reactions.
Hematological: Thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis.
- Serotonin syndrome: Cases of serotonin syndrome, a potentially life-threatening condition, have been reported during concomitant use of opioids with serotonergic drugs.
- Adrenal insufficiency: Cases of adrenal insufficiency have been reported with opioid use, more often following greater than one month of use.
- Anaphylaxis: Anaphylaxis has been reported with ingredients contained in hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets.
- Androgen deficiency: Cases of androgen deficiency have occurred with chronic use of opioids
SRC: NLM .