Review: could Oxycodone cause Rheumatoid Arthritis?


Rheumatoid arthritis is found among people who take Oxycodone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 7,977 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Rheumatoid arthritis 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)

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 267,306 Rheumatoid arthritis patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

7,977 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone.
Among them, 57 people (0.71%) have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycodone cause Rheumatoid arthritis?

Time on Oxycodone when people have Rheumatoid Arthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 70.91 %
  • male: 29.09 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.63 %
  • 10-19: 2.63 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 31.58 %
  • 50-59: 26.32 %
  • 60+: 31.58 %

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 (34 people)
  • Pain (30 people)
  • Depression (11 people)
  • Anxiety (9 people)
  • Hypertension (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (25 people)
  • Prednisone (22 people)
  • Methotrexate (14 people)
  • Folic Acid (13 people)
  • Gabapentin (10 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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