Review: could Oxycontin cause Gallbladder Disease?


Gallbladder disease is found among people who take Oxycontin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prilosec, and have Back pain . We study 43,406 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Gallbladder disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Gallbladder disease and more.

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Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycontin 49,032 users)

Gallbladder Disease

Gallbladder disease has been reported by people with itching, nausea and vomiting, nausea (latest reports from 1,822 Gallbladder disease patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

43,406 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin.
Among them, 17 people (0.04%) have Gallbladder Disease

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycontin cause Gallbladder disease?

Time on Oxycontin when people have Gallbladder Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gallbladder Disease when taking Oxycontin *:

  • female: 88.24 %
  • male: 11.76 %

Age of people who have Gallbladder Disease when taking Oxycontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 11.76 %
  • 30-39: 5.88 %
  • 40-49: 29.41 %
  • 50-59: 47.06 %
  • 60+: 5.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (7 people)
  • Back Pain (7 people)
  • Pain (4 people)
  • Chest Pain (4 people)
  • Nausea (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (9 people)
  • Zometa (8 people)
  • Protonix (8 people)
  • Azithromycin (8 people)
  • Ambien (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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