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Review: could Oxycodone cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?





Summary: Shortness of breath 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 25,910 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,775 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Oxycodone

Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycodone 27,269 users)

Shortness of breath

Shortness Of Breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(latest reports from Shortness Of Breath 164,498 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 25,905 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone. Among them, 1,723 people (6.65%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Oxycodone reports

Time on Oxycodone when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath53.45%17.24%10.34%1.72%3.45%12.07%1.72%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Oxycodone * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath53.84%46.16%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Oxycodone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.27%0.33%0.94%4.01%7.35%19.79%25.67%41.64%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Oxycodone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (362 people, 21.01%)
  2. Metastases to bone (187 people, 10.85%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (147 people, 8.53%)
  4. Hypertension (125 people, 7.25%)
  5. Depression (121 people, 7.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycodone hcl (1,723 people, 100.00%)
  2. Oxycontin (510 people, 29.60%)
  3. Zometa (470 people, 27.28%)
  4. Aspirin (358 people, 20.78%)
  5. Aredia (294 people, 17.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 28 year old woman who has Shortness Of Breath, and takes Albuterol, Fioricet)
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    (Asked by a 21 year old woman who has Breathing Difficulty)
    Ok so I've been taking this medicine for 5 to 6 years now almost every day several times a day for a terrible cough I have and breathing issue but under some further investigation I've found that this medication may be making my breathing issues worse when I was told that it would make them better. It's been several years and I just want to be able to breathe normally and Easily again but this "medicine" doesn't seem to be doing the job
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    (Asked by a 61 year old man who has Chills And Multiple Myeloma, and takes Protonix, Acetaminophen, Potassium Chloride 20meq In Dextrose 5% And Sodium Chloride 0.45% In Plastic Container, Lasix, Valtrex, Oxycontin, Percocet, Cytoxan, Velcade)
    Do multiple myeloma patients have the chills without fever? My husband was diagnosed 2 months ago and has had 2 months of chemo 2x weekly for 3 weeks. He has Velacade and a steroid Decadron. He has also had 3 rounds of cytoxan. Why is he getting chills?
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    (Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Shortness Of Breath, Confusion, Sleepy, and takes Vicodin)
    My 87 yr Mom has taken copious amts of Vicodin for 25+ yrs for arthritis & surgery pain management. Recently, Mom said the "carpet bubbles up 3-4 ft & trips her". Are hallucinations like this a sign of serious drug abuse? Is Mom's life in danger of drug overdose?

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