Review: could Oxycontin cause Wheezing?


Wheezing is found among people who take Oxycontin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 44,098 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 360 have Wheezing. Find out below who they are, when they have Wheezing and more.

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


Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, back pain, pneumonia (latest reports from 16,822 Wheezing patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

44,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin.
Among them, 360 people (0.82%) have Wheezing

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycontin cause Wheezing?

Time on Oxycontin when people have Wheezing *:

  • < 1 month: 11.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.86 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 31.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 54.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Wheezing when taking Oxycontin *:

  • female: 53.62 %
  • male: 46.38 %

Age of people who have Wheezing when taking Oxycontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.65 %
  • 2-9: 0.97 %
  • 10-19: 0.65 %
  • 20-29: 0.97 %
  • 30-39: 21.94 %
  • 40-49: 26.45 %
  • 50-59: 23.87 %
  • 60+: 24.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (169 people)
  • Depression (48 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (37 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (31 people)
  • Osteoporosis (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (111 people)
  • Lorazepam (89 people)
  • Xanax (88 people)
  • Lasix (82 people)
  • Ambien (80 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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