Review: could Oxycontin cause Upper gi bleeding?
Summary: Upper gi bleeding could be caused by Oxycontin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, and have Low back pain.
We study 41,105 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Upper gi bleeding and more.
On Apr, 17, 2014: 41,105 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Upper Gi Bleeding. They amount to 3.12% of all the 32 people who have Upper Gi Bleeding on eHealthMe.
Time on Oxycontin when people have Upper gi bleeding * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Upper gi bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Upper gi bleeding when taking Oxycontin * :
|Upper gi bleeding||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Upper gi bleeding when taking Oxycontin * :
|Upper gi bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Upper gi bleeding when taking Oxycontin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Upper gi bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Upper gi bleeding ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Upper gi bleeding||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Low back pain (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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