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Review: could Oxycodone cause Completed suicide?





Summary: Completed suicide is found among people who take Oxycodone, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycodone hcl, and have Pain.

We study 25,910 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 888 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.

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Oxycodone

Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycodone 27,269 users)

Completed suicide

Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, ill-defined disorder, pain, quit smoking.(latest reports from Completed suicide 36,355 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 25,910 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone. Among them, 888 people (3.43%) have Completed Suicide.

Trend of Completed suicide in Oxycodone reports

Time on Oxycodone when people have Completed suicide * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Completed suicide88.24%0.00%0.00%11.76%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Completed suicide when taking Oxycodone * :

FemaleMale
Completed suicide38.70%61.30%

Age of people who have Completed suicide when taking Oxycodone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Completed suicide0.00%0.00%3.19%15.29%18.92%24.75%18.48%19.36%

Severity of Completed suicide when taking Oxycodone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Completed suicide ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (26 people, 2.93%)
  2. Depression (25 people, 2.82%)
  3. Ill-defined disorder (19 people, 2.14%)
  4. Completed suicide (8 people, 0.90%)
  5. Suicide attempt (7 people, 0.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycodone hcl (888 people, 100.00%)
  2. Acetaminophen (163 people, 18.36%)
  3. Alprazolam (141 people, 15.88%)
  4. Diazepam (92 people, 10.36%)
  5. Carisoprodol (83 people, 9.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 48 year old woman who has Chronic Neck, Knees, And Lower Back Pain, and takes Fentanyl-25, Oxycontin)
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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Ostio Arthritis , and takes OxyContin )
    I also have Ostio porosis and don't know what to take for it it also is cronic like my arthritis I real want a pain med that is non adictive and doesn't cause bone loss a big ask but I don't know what to do as doctors don't seem to care
  • I recently had a thyroidectomy and followed it by radiation. i had molar extracted 5 days ago and could not form a clot to avoid dry socket. today my dentist packed it but it is dissolving!
    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Thyroidectomy, Dry Socket, and takes Amoxicillin, Levothyroxine Sodium, Oxycodone)
    I wonder if the saliva in my mouth is more acidic which can cause the loss of the clot or the packing that the dentist put in my mouth. I was told after the thyroid cancer and radiation that the glands that feel "sour" sensation after the surgery can increase and in rare cases, the patient never stops producing that saliva. I have a lot of it 5 months later. Is it possible that is why the filler he put in my dry socket is almost immediately dissolving?

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