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Review: could Oxycodone cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by Oxycodone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Oxycodone hcl, and have Pain.

We study 25,880 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 389 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 25,880 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone. Among them, 389 people (1.50%) have Itching. They amount to 0.07% of all the 536,560 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

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
Itching55.56%16.67%5.56%5.56%11.11%5.56%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Oxycodone * :

FemaleMale
Itching55.69%44.31%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Oxycodone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%1.19%1.19%2.38%8.04%24.40%24.70%38.10%

Severity of Itching when taking Oxycodone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (97 people, 24.94%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (43 people, 11.05%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 4.37%)
  4. Back pain (16 people, 4.11%)
  5. Cancer pain (15 people, 3.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycodone hcl (389 people, 100.00%)
  2. Oxycontin (96 people, 24.68%)
  3. Zometa (64 people, 16.45%)
  4. Prednisone (59 people, 15.17%)
  5. Aspirin (56 people, 14.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Nick Stears on Sep, 29, 2011:

    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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