Oxycontin and Brain damage - from FDA reports


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 Back pain. This review analyzes which people have Brain damage with Oxycontin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 61,249 people who have side effects when taking Oxycontin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 25, 2017

61,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin.
Among them, 49 people (0.08%) have Brain damage


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycontin cause Brain damage?

Time on Oxycontin when people have Brain damage *:

  • < 1 month: 61.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 38.78 %
  • male: 61.22 %

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

  • 0-1: 9.38 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.25 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 53.12 %
  • 40-49: 9.38 %
  • 50-59: 3.12 %
  • 60+: 6.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Back Pain (6 people, 12.24%)
  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (5 people, 10.20%)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor (3 people, 6.12%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (3 people, 6.12%)
  • Post Procedural Pain (1 person, 2.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ultram (9 people, 18.37%)
  • Synthroid (7 people, 14.29%)
  • Alprazolam (7 people, 14.29%)
  • Levaquin (6 people, 12.24%)
  • Demerol (6 people, 12.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Memory Loss (17 people, 34.69%)
  • Depression (15 people, 30.61%)
  • Drug Dependence (13 people, 26.53%)
  • Loss Of Consciousness (12 people, 24.49%)
  • Consciousness - Decreased (11 people, 22.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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