Could Oxycodone cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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 Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 23,270 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA. Among them, 1,194 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Oxycodone

Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycodone 50,552 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,494 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

23,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone.
Among them, 1,194 people (5.13%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycodone cause Diarrhea?

Time on Oxycodone when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 70.37 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
  • 10+ years: 3.7 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Oxycodone *:

  • female: 57.6 %
  • male: 42.4 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Oxycodone *:

  • 0-1: 0.32 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 2.01 %
  • 20-29: 3.29 %
  • 30-39: 8.17 %
  • 40-49: 13.79 %
  • 50-59: 26.19 %
  • 60+: 45.81 %

Severity of Diarrhea **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 80 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (132 people, 11.06%)
  • Zofran (117 people, 9.80%)
  • Gabapentin. (115 people, 9.63%)
  • Omeprazole. (103 people, 8.63%)
  • Vitamin D (102 people, 8.54%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (107 people, 8.96%)
  • Nausea (103 people, 8.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (96 people, 8.04%)
  • Depression (83 people, 6.95%)
  • Crohn's Disease (78 people, 6.53%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (404 people, 33.84%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (313 people, 26.21%)
  • Fatigue (268 people, 22.45%)
  • Weakness (194 people, 16.25%)
  • Pain (186 people, 15.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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