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Review: could Oxycontin cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?

Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Oxycontin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 41,169 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,009 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Oxycontin

Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 42,298 Oxycontin users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 212,679 Anxiety patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 41,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin. Among them, 4,009 people (9.74%) have Anxiety.

Trend of Anxiety in Oxycontin reports

Time on Oxycontin when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety13.48%15.21%17.51%19.01%28.34%4.03%2.42%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Oxycontin * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety50.30%49.70%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Oxycontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.00%0.00%0.64%4.39%15.59%28.38%28.55%22.46%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Oxycontin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%55.56%22.22%22.22%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (1,863 people, 46.47%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (272 people, 6.78%)
  3. Depression (247 people, 6.16%)
  4. Metastases to bone (231 people, 5.76%)
  5. Back pain (182 people, 4.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (1,283 people, 32.00%)
  2. Neurontin (1,192 people, 29.73%)
  3. Ambien (978 people, 24.40%)
  4. Percocet (834 people, 20.80%)
  5. Xanax (828 people, 20.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

I have been on oxycotin for 2 1/2 months 20 mg. I am suffering from severe anxiety attacks and don't know what to do. I just want to get off of this drug. It has greatly helped my back pain, but the anxiety is just not worth it.
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