Review: could Oxycodone cause Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Summary

Rheumatoid arthritis is found among people who take Oxycodone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 32,761 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 168 have Rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rheumatoid arthritis and more.

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Oxycodone

Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycodone 34,467 users)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, injection site erythema, joint pain (latest reports from 212,673 Rheumatoid arthritis patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

32,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone.
Among them, 168 people (0.51%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycodone cause Rheumatoid arthritis?

Time on Oxycodone when people have Rheumatoid Arthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

Gender of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis when taking Oxycodone *:

  • female: 67.68 %
  • male: 32.32 %

Age of people who have Rheumatoid Arthritis when taking Oxycodone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.74 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 36.3 %
  • 60+: 34.07 %

Severity if Rheumatoid Arthritis when taking Oxycodone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (80 people)
  • Pain (32 people)
  • Depression (13 people)
  • Osteoporosis (10 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (62 people)
  • Prednisone (54 people)
  • Enbrel (49 people)
  • Humira (47 people)
  • Folic Acid (46 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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