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Is vicodin bad for your heart

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
No harm: It isn't harmful to your heart but why are you taking vicodin? It's a narcotic and can be addictive. If you're able to exercise, what kind of pain are... Read More
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No.: Heart will be fine. However, it is never a good idea to drive or exercise under the influence. If you feel drugged and impaired get off the machine ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 20 years experience
Not likely: These medications are not know to affect the heart directly. You are not taking high doses or high frequencies that would put you at risk for organ i... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
No idea: There are "idiosyncratic" reactions to drugs, which mean that they are not common and only happen to certain susceptible individuals, usually for reas... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 33 years experience
Many possibilities: Allergic reaction to vicodin; unrelated coincidental rhythm disturbance of the heart called arrhythmia; anxiety disorder, etc. These are nonspecific p... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Not generally: Not generally, but in you, it might. (we're all different, Thank the Lord!).
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
Psychiatry 24 years experience
Call MD: Stabbing chest pain should always be evaluated and not assumed to be not cardiac until that source is ruled out. Call your doctor or go to the er.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
47 years experience
Yes: It sounds like you have a drug problem as well as a heart issue. You need to go see your doctor soon.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Different factors: Your heart rate variability depends on genetic factors, your level of activity, hydration, food intake, hormonal fluctuation and many other factors. I... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Side effect: From the recent study "irregular heartbeat could be caused by norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) especially for people who are female, 50-59 old. ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
15 years experience
Narco Side effects: Narco wont treat anxiety. Yes sedation is due to narco. Fast heart beat is due to uncontrolled anxiety which needs to be treated. Usually narco does ... Read More