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 Back pain. This review analyzes which people have Completed suicide 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, 20, 2017
61,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin.
Among them, 517 people (0.84%) 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: 29.11 %
- male: 70.89 %
Age of people who have Completed suicide when taking Oxycontin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.76 %
- 20-29: 17.02 %
- 30-39: 16.23 %
- 40-49: 27.49 %
- 50-59: 16.23 %
- 60+: 17.28 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Back Pain (25 people, 4.84%)
- Depression (22 people, 4.26%)
- Drug Abuse And Dependence (11 people, 2.13%)
- Migraine (10 people, 1.93%)
- Osteoarthritis (9 people, 1.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (66 people, 12.77%)
- Xanax (40 people, 7.74%)
- Alprazolam (34 people, 6.58%)
- Valium (32 people, 6.19%)
- Paxil (28 people, 5.42%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Gun Shot Wound (134 people, 25.92%)
- Drug Dependence (87 people, 16.83%)
- Depression (87 people, 16.83%)
- Drug Abuse And Dependence (78 people, 15.09%)
- Stress And Anxiety (57 people, 11.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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