Oxycontin and Completed suicide - from FDA reports
Completed suicide is found among people who take Oxycontin, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain . We study 58,095 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA. Among them, 515 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.
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Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycontin 59,896 users)
Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 52,966 Completed suicide patients).
On Feb, 13, 2017
58,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin.
Among them, 515 people (0.89%) have Completed Suicide
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Oxycontin when people have Completed Suicide *:
- < 1 month: 24.62 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.23 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.15 %
- 1 - 2 years: 30.77 %
- 2 - 5 years: 21.54 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.15 %
- 10+ years: 1.54 %
Gender of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Oxycontin *:
- female: 28.97 %
- male: 71.03 %
Age of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Oxycontin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.79 %
- 20-29: 17.11 %
- 30-39: 16.05 %
- 40-49: 27.63 %
- 50-59: 16.05 %
- 60+: 17.37 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (139 people, 26.99%)
- Back Pain (25 people, 4.85%)
- Depression (22 people, 4.27%)
- Drug Abuse And Dependence (11 people, 2.14%)
- Migraine (10 people, 1.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (65 people, 12.62%)
- Xanax (40 people, 7.77%)
- Alprazolam (34 people, 6.60%)
- Valium (32 people, 6.21%)
- Paxil (28 people, 5.44%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Gun Shot Wound (134 people, 26.02%)
- Drug Dependence (86 people, 16.70%)
- Depression (86 people, 16.70%)
- Drug Abuse And Dependence (77 people, 14.95%)
- Stress And Anxiety (56 people, 10.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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