Review: could Oxycontin cause Myeloma - Multiple?


Summary

Myeloma - multiple is found among people who take Oxycontin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 44,098 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 522 have Myeloma - multiple. Find out below who they are, when they have Myeloma - multiple and more.

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Oxycontin

Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycontin 49,941 users)

Myeloma - Multiple

Myeloma - multiple (cancer of the plasma cells - a kind of white blood cell) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, agranulocytosis, disease progression, diarrhea, neuropathy peripheral (latest reports from 86,046 Myeloma - multiple patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

44,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin.
Among them, 522 people (1.18%) have Myeloma - Multiple


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycontin cause Myeloma - multiple?

Time on Oxycontin when people have Myeloma - Multiple *:

  • < 1 month: 45.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Myeloma - Multiple when taking Oxycontin *:

  • female: 38.37 %
  • male: 61.63 %

Age of people who have Myeloma - Multiple when taking Oxycontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.21 %
  • 20-29: 0.21 %
  • 30-39: 0.85 %
  • 40-49: 20.43 %
  • 50-59: 21.06 %
  • 60+: 57.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (276 people)
  • Pain (115 people)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (42 people)
  • Osteoporosis (19 people)
  • Prophylaxis (17 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (332 people)
  • Aredia (254 people)
  • Dexamethasone (212 people)
  • Revlimid (193 people)
  • Thalidomide (186 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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