Review: could Oxycodone cause Night Sweats?


Night sweats is found among people who take Oxycodone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Pain . We study 7,977 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.

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Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycodone 32,427 users)

Night Sweats

Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, weakness, insomnia, joint pain, malaise (latest reports from 11,492 Night sweats patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

7,977 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone.
Among them, 36 people (0.45%) have Night Sweats

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycodone cause Night sweats?

Time on Oxycodone when people have Night Sweats *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Night Sweats when taking Oxycodone *:

  • female: 41.18 %
  • male: 58.82 %

Age of people who have Night Sweats when taking Oxycodone *:

  • 0-1: 4 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8 %
  • 40-49: 28 %
  • 50-59: 24 %
  • 60+: 32 %

Severity if Night Sweats when taking Oxycodone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Night Sweats **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (9 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (3 people)
  • Insomnia (3 people)
  • Hypertension (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Gabapentin (8 people)
  • Zometa (7 people)
  • Prednisone (7 people)
  • Ambien (7 people)
  • Aredia (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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