Review: could Oxycodone cause Hepatitis C?


Hepatitis c is found among people who take Oxycodone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Pegasys, and have Hepatitis c . We study 23,266 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Hepatitis c. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatitis c and more.

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Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycodone 50,536 users)

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis c has been reported by people with hepatitis c, schizophrenia, hiv infection, liver transplant, depression (latest reports from 99,153 Hepatitis c patients).

On Oct, 25, 2016

23,266 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone.
Among them, 33 people (0.14%) have Hepatitis C

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycodone cause Hepatitis c?

Gender of people who have Hepatitis C when taking Oxycodone *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Hepatitis C when taking Oxycodone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.7 %
  • 30-39: 21.74 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 21.74 %
  • 60+: 30.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hepatitis C (12 people, 36.36%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Pain (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Hiv Infection (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Back Pain (4 people, 12.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pegasys (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Truvada (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Harvoni (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Nexium (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Copegus (4 people, 12.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (9 people, 27.27%)
  • Drug Ineffective (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Nausea (7 people, 21.21%)
  • Jaundice (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Fall (5 people, 15.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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