Review: could Oxycodone cause Ards (acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)?


Ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome) is found among people who take Oxycodone, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fluoxetine, and have Intentional overdose . We study 23,266 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome). Find out below who they are, when they have Ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome) and more.

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Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycodone 50,540 users)

Ards (acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)

Ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome) (sudden failure of the respiratory (breathing) system) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, preventive health care, multiple myeloma, pain (latest reports from 14,610 Ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome) patients).

On Oct, 25, 2016

23,266 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone.
Among them, 27 people (0.12%) have Ards (acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome)

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycodone cause Ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome)?

Time on Oxycodone when people have Ards (acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ards (acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) when taking Oxycodone *:

  • female: 45.45 %
  • male: 54.55 %

Age of people who have Ards (acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) when taking Oxycodone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.52 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 19.05 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 19.05 %
  • 60+: 19.05 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Intentional Overdose (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Pain (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Vomiting (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Hypokalaemia (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Hepatitis C (2 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fluoxetine (10 people, 37.04%)
  • Carbamazepine. (8 people, 29.63%)
  • Verapamil (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Metformin (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Dilaudid (5 people, 18.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Suicide Attempt (10 people, 37.04%)
  • Pneumonia Aspiration (10 people, 37.04%)
  • Shock (9 people, 33.33%)
  • Hypotension (8 people, 29.63%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (8 people, 29.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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