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Review: could Oxycodone cause Hepatitis c?

Summary: Hepatitis c could be caused by Oxycodone, especially for people who are male, 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, 70 have Hepatitis c. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatitis c 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.

Hepatitis c

Hepatitis c (latest reports from 56,105 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, depression, liver transplant, hiv infection, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 25,880 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone. Among them, 70 people (0.27%) have Hepatitis C. They amount to 0.12% of all the 56,084 people who have Hepatitis C on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hepatitis c in Oxycodone reports

Time on Oxycodone when people have Hepatitis c * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hepatitis c0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hepatitis c33.80%66.20%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hepatitis c0.00%0.00%0.00%3.33%16.67%25.00%51.67%3.33%

Severity of Hepatitis c when taking Oxycodone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hepatitis c ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (10 people, 14.29%)
  2. Anaemia (7 people, 10.00%)
  3. Cancer pain (7 people, 10.00%)
  4. Resorption bone increased (5 people, 7.14%)
  5. Interstitial lung disease (4 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycodone hcl (69 people, 98.57%)
  2. Zometa (11 people, 15.71%)
  3. Furosemide (11 people, 15.71%)
  4. Lorazepam (10 people, 14.29%)
  5. Ambien (10 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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