Review: could Oxycontin cause Rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 41,088 people who take Oxycontin. Among them, 1,729 have Rash. See who they are, when they have Rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Oxycontin (latest outcomes from 42,230 users) has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Oxycontin include pain exacerbated, pain relief by acupuncture, pain, acupuncture and pain, nausea aggravated.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 952,286 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 39,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin. Among them, 1,654 people (4.14%) have Rash.
Time on Oxycontin when people have Rash * :
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Gender of people who have Rash when taking Oxycontin * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Oxycontin * :
Severity of Rash when taking Oxycontin ** :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (561 people, 33.92%)
- Breast cancer (179 people, 10.82%)
- Multiple myeloma (175 people, 10.58%)
- Metastases to bone (173 people, 10.46%)
- Hypertension (126 people, 7.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (607 people, 36.70%)
- Neurontin (438 people, 26.48%)
- Aredia (436 people, 26.36%)
- Ambien (396 people, 23.94%)
- Oxycodone hcl (380 people, 22.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (6 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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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
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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