Review: could Oxycodone cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Oxycodone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycodone hcl, and have Pain.
We study 25,925 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,500 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 27,287 Oxycodone users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,328 Diarrhea patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 25,925 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone. Among them, 1,436 people (5.54%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Oxycodone when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Oxycodone * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Oxycodone * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Oxycodone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (418 people, 29.11%)
- Multiple myeloma (135 people, 9.40%)
- Hypertension (128 people, 8.91%)
- Breast cancer (100 people, 6.96%)
- Metastases to bone (98 people, 6.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycodone hcl (1,436 people, 100.00%)
- Oxycontin (387 people, 26.95%)
- Zometa (333 people, 23.19%)
- Aspirin (279 people, 19.43%)
- Lorazepam (246 people, 17.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- What are safe alternatives to oxycontin? since moving to florida., no pharmacy stocks or can order it. suggestions?
I've been on OxyContin for several years with pretty good results managing severe pain. Since moving south I'm finding that pharmacies cannot/will not carry it. Sent ex fr. Local md to mail order--one week later, still waiting.
I'm desperate to find an effective alternative. Ideas?
- I amwondering if i have myathesia gravis (1 answer)
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- If i am allergic to sulfa drugs may i take lomotil?
Imodium no longer has much affect on my diarrhea. Looking for something more.
- Do you have issues snoring from testosterone
I was in an IED explosion in Afghanistan, had a TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, 2005.JULY 28THlevels were extremely low. my V.A. doctor put me on testesterone 2011 BREAST CANCER, AUG 11TH 2012 HIT AND RUN ON MY MOTORCYCLE. DUE TO all the pain meds chemo, etcetera. MY testosterone. At first it was the best thing that had happened to me since I woke up in the hospital now I snore like a drunk Marined. and the culprit is the testosterone. I need to save my marriage and do something aboot this. any ideas what I can do
- Can you get chills with multiple myeloma?
Do multiple myeloma patients have the chills without fever? My husband was diagnosed 2 months ago and has had 2 months of chemo 2x weekly for 3 weeks. He has Velacade and a steroid Decadron. He has also had 3 rounds of cytoxan. Why is he getting chills?
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I have had bad constipation from the amount of oxycontin I have to take . the PEG gives me gas as well as very sticky some what formed stool
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