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Review: could Oxycontin cause Swelling?

Summary: Swelling is found among people who take Oxycontin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 41,169 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 509 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling and more.

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Oxycontin

Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 42,298 Oxycontin users)

Swelling

Swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 26,520 Swelling patients)

On Feb, 17, 2015: 41,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin. Among them, 531 people (1.29%) have Swelling.

Trend of Swelling in Oxycontin reports

Time on Oxycontin when people have Swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling25.00%20.83%20.83%12.50%18.75%2.08%0.00%

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Oxycontin * :

FemaleMale
Swelling58.25%41.75%

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Oxycontin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%1.11%7.78%23.52%33.70%33.89%

Severity of Swelling when taking Oxycontin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swelling0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (168 people, 31.64%)
  2. Metastases to bone (104 people, 19.59%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (93 people, 17.51%)
  4. Breast cancer (89 people, 16.76%)
  5. Anxiety (50 people, 9.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (341 people, 64.22%)
  2. Aredia (255 people, 48.02%)
  3. Neurontin (197 people, 37.10%)
  4. Lasix (140 people, 26.37%)
  5. Dexamethasone (137 people, 25.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Ali on Jan, 31, 2013:

    Hi. I'm sorry you've been having so many symptoms. :( I hope you've gotten some help. My suggestion is to RUN to the nearest naturopathic doctor and start going there. Doctors are human and drug companies are out for MONEY. You need to do your own research on things. I was given Provera to "help" me when I had menorrhagia (excessive bleeding) and they didn't tell me the potential side effects. I finally stopped taking it after about five days and found what really worked for me. It was an herb called Shepherd's Purse. I took it carefully and it worked great. A naturopathic doctor will understand how the body REALLY works and will tell you. So many prescriptions and other things pushed on people really hurt them. Check out Dr. Mercola's site for info on many subjects including birth control. You can google him. Another really good site is the Weston A Price site. Blessings! I'm goodplans4you and I'm over at yahooooo.

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    nPain on Oct, 16, 2012:

    I'm a 30 yr old mom of 3 who had my mirena put n about 7 months ago. Recently my lower legs, calfs and feet have gotten severly swollen. I'm also having constant discharge. I tried a yeast infection cream and it went away but came right back. My breast have recently become sore and I have a sharp pain in my side from time to time. I'm scheduled to go to the dr on Monday. I've also been having very heavy bleeding associated with my period this month. Someone tell me I'm not crazy. Someone please give me some advice I'm very scared.

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