Review: could Oxycodone cause Swollen Gums?


Swollen gums is found among people who take Oxycodone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 23,263 people who have side effects while taking Oxycodone from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Swollen gums. Find out below who they are, when they have Swollen gums and more.

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Oxycodone has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycodone 50,536 users)

Swollen Gums

Swollen gums (swelling of gums) has been reported by people with metastases to bone, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, breast cancer, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 3,601 Swollen gums patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

23,263 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycodone.
Among them, 12 people (0.05%) have Swollen Gums

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycodone cause Swollen gums?

Gender of people who have Swollen Gums when taking Oxycodone *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Swollen Gums when taking Oxycodone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8.33 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 41.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Depression (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Mastocytosis (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Anxiety (2 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (7 people, 58.33%)
  • Percocet (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Aredia (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Tylenol (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Ativan (4 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (7 people, 58.33%)
  • Pain (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Anxiety (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Weight Decreased (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Mouth Ulceration (5 people, 41.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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