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Review: could Oxycontin cause High blood sugar?

Summary: High blood sugar could be caused by Oxycontin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 41,121 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 279 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Oxycontin

Oxycontin (latest outcomes from 42,242 users) has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain, acupuncture and pain. Commonly reported side effects of Oxycontin include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea aggravated, nausea, stress and anxiety.

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 141,593 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 41,105 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin. Among them, 279 people (0.68%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.20% of all the 140,914 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood sugar in Oxycontin reports

Time on Oxycontin when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar46.81%12.77%8.51%12.77%19.15%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Oxycontin * :

FemaleMale
High blood sugar46.33%53.67%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Oxycontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.00%5.07%7.97%18.84%25.72%42.39%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Oxycontin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (64 people, 22.94%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (60 people, 21.51%)
  3. Prophylaxis (27 people, 9.68%)
  4. Depression (25 people, 8.96%)
  5. Metastases to bone (24 people, 8.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (107 people, 38.35%)
  2. Neurontin (97 people, 34.77%)
  3. Aredia (76 people, 27.24%)
  4. Lasix (73 people, 26.16%)
  5. Ambien (67 people, 24.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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