Review: could Oxycontin cause Jaundice?


Summary

Jaundice 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 Ambien, and have Pain . We study 52,003 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 137 have Jaundice. Find out below who they are, when they have Jaundice and more.

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Oxycontin

Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycontin 58,599 users)

Jaundice

Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes) has been reported by people with stomatitis, hyperthyroidism, abdominal pain upper, hair loss, abdominal pain (latest reports from 20,295 Jaundice patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

52,003 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin.
Among them, 137 people (0.26%) have Jaundice


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycontin cause Jaundice?

Time on Oxycontin when people have Jaundice *:

  • < 1 month: 62.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Jaundice when taking Oxycontin *:

  • female: 51.59 %
  • male: 48.41 %

Age of people who have Jaundice when taking Oxycontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.9 %
  • 20-29: 8.11 %
  • 30-39: 3.6 %
  • 40-49: 15.32 %
  • 50-59: 37.84 %
  • 60+: 34.23 %

Severity if Jaundice when taking Oxycontin **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (47 people, 34.31%)
  • Hypertension (23 people, 16.79%)
  • Nausea (21 people, 15.33%)
  • Breast Cancer (13 people, 9.49%)
  • Cancer Pain (11 people, 8.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (27 people, 19.71%)
  • Zofran (26 people, 18.98%)
  • Nexium (26 people, 18.98%)
  • Zometa (25 people, 18.25%)
  • Ativan (23 people, 16.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (36 people, 26.28%)
  • Nausea (36 people, 26.28%)
  • Vomiting (35 people, 25.55%)
  • Anxiety (32 people, 23.36%)
  • Pyrexia (31 people, 22.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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