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Review: could Oxycontin cause Rash?

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

We study 41,105 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,745 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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On Apr, 12, 2014: 41,105 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin. Among them, 1,765 people (4.29%) have Rash. They amount to 0.18% of all the 963,533 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in Oxycontin reports

Time on Oxycontin when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash33.22%28.95%16.12%4.28%9.87%4.61%2.96%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Oxycontin * :

FemaleMale
Rash52.00%48.00%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Oxycontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.10%0.00%0.16%2.30%8.32%25.89%30.23%33.00%

Severity of Rash when taking Oxycontin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (575 people, 32.58%)
  2. Breast cancer (185 people, 10.48%)
  3. Metastases to bone (181 people, 10.25%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (176 people, 9.97%)
  5. Hypertension (127 people, 7.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (641 people, 36.32%)
  2. Aredia (452 people, 25.61%)
  3. Neurontin (441 people, 24.99%)
  4. Ambien (407 people, 23.06%)
  5. Oxycodone hcl (391 people, 22.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • the rash coincides with when i started taking the viagra. is there another ED drug that works as well without causing a rash on my chest and back?

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Nick Stears on Sep, 29, 2011:

    This appears to be very rudimentary report that as a result of vast amounts of time spent to reveal very little. One wonders why. Gabapentin is safe without any reactions. Amazing. Amitirptyline didn't cause any starnge mental reactions? Well

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Small red bumps all over my body. It is extremely itchy. So far it is going on day 4.

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