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Review: could Oxycodone cause Itching?

Summary: Itching 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, 390 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Oxycodone

Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 27,287 Oxycodone users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,273 Itching patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 25,925 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone. Among them, 390 people (1.50%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Oxycodone reports

Time on Oxycodone when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching57.89%15.79%5.26%5.26%10.53%5.26%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Oxycodone * :

FemaleMale
Itching55.56%44.44%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Oxycodone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%1.19%1.19%2.37%8.31%24.33%24.63%37.98%

Severity of Itching when taking Oxycodone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (97 people, 24.87%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (43 people, 11.03%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 4.36%)
  4. Back pain (16 people, 4.10%)
  5. Osteoporosis (15 people, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycodone hcl (390 people, 100.00%)
  2. Oxycontin (96 people, 24.62%)
  3. Zometa (64 people, 16.41%)
  4. Prednisone (60 people, 15.38%)
  5. Neurontin (56 people, 14.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    This appears to be very rudimentary report that as a result of vast amounts of time spent to reveal very little. One wonders why. Gabapentin is safe without any reactions. Amazing. Amitirptyline didn't cause any starnge mental reactions? Well

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