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Review: could Oxycontin cause Brain damage?

Summary: Brain damage is found among people who take Oxycontin, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ultram, and have Pain.

We study 41,153 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 49 have Brain damage. Find out below who they are, when they have Brain damage and more.

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Oxycontin

Oxycontin (latest outcomes from 42,278 users) has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Trend of oxycontin reports

Brain damage

Brain damage (latest reports from 3,709 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, arthritis, ill-defined disorder, bipolar disorder.

On Nov, 12, 2014: 41,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin. Among them, 49 people (0.12%) have Brain Damage.

Trend of Brain damage in Oxycontin reports

Time on Oxycontin when people have Brain damage * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Brain damage61.90%9.52%0.00%0.00%28.57%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Brain damage when taking Oxycontin * :

FemaleMale
Brain damage37.50%62.50%

Age of people who have Brain damage when taking Oxycontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Brain damage8.11%0.00%5.41%10.81%59.46%8.11%2.70%5.41%

Severity of Brain damage when taking Oxycontin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Brain damage ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (23 people, 46.94%)
  2. Back pain (6 people, 12.24%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (3 people, 6.12%)
  4. Drug abuse (3 people, 6.12%)
  5. Neuroendocrine tumour (3 people, 6.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ultram (10 people, 20.41%)
  2. Alprazolam (9 people, 18.37%)
  3. Synthroid (8 people, 16.33%)
  4. Risperdal (7 people, 14.29%)
  5. Atrovent (7 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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