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Review: could Oxycodone cause Dry mouth?

Summary: Dry mouth could be caused by Oxycodone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, 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, 184 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth 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.

Dry mouth

Dry mouth (latest reports from 197,705 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 25,880 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone. Among them, 184 people (0.71%) have Dry Mouth. They amount to 0.09% of all the 197,627 people who have Dry Mouth on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dry mouth in Oxycodone reports

Time on Oxycodone when people have Dry mouth * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry mouth13.33%20.00%0.00%13.33%53.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dry mouth when taking Oxycodone * :

FemaleMale
Dry mouth72.33%27.67%

Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Oxycodone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.00%1.70%19.89%13.07%50.00%15.34%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Oxycodone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry mouth0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (85 people, 46.20%)
  2. Hypertension (24 people, 13.04%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 11.96%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (20 people, 10.87%)
  5. Mental disorder (19 people, 10.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycodone hcl (184 people, 100.00%)
  2. Oxycontin (78 people, 42.39%)
  3. Prilosec (43 people, 23.37%)
  4. Neurontin (42 people, 22.83%)
  5. Ambien (41 people, 22.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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