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Review: could Oxycodone cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea could be caused by Oxycodone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Oxycodone hcl, and have Pain.

We study 25,846 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,434 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Oxycodone

Oxycodone (latest outcomes from 27,192 users) has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,092,107 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 25,880 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone. Among them, 1,434 people (5.54%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.13% of all the 1,088,434 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diarrhea in Oxycodone reports

Time on Oxycodone when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea74.58%4.24%11.86%1.69%4.24%3.39%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Oxycodone * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea55.58%44.42%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Oxycodone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.15%0.30%0.82%2.47%7.56%17.66%32.11%38.92%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Oxycodone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (416 people, 29.01%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (135 people, 9.41%)
  3. Hypertension (128 people, 8.93%)
  4. Breast cancer (100 people, 6.97%)
  5. Metastases to bone (98 people, 6.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycodone hcl (1,434 people, 100.00%)
  2. Oxycontin (387 people, 26.99%)
  3. Zometa (333 people, 23.22%)
  4. Aspirin (279 people, 19.46%)
  5. Lorazepam (246 people, 17.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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