Review: could Oxycontin cause Wheezing?


Summary

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 52,003 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 379 have Wheezing. Find out below who they are, when they have Wheezing and more.

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Oxycontin

Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Oxycontin 58,599 users)

Wheezing

Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, pneumonia, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 23,259 Wheezing patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

52,003 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin.
Among them, 379 people (0.73%) have Wheezing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycontin cause Wheezing?

Time on Oxycontin when people have Wheezing *:

  • < 1 month: 13.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 30.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 52.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Wheezing when taking Oxycontin *:

  • female: 53.3 %
  • male: 46.7 %

Age of people who have Wheezing when taking Oxycontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.62 %
  • 2-9: 0.92 %
  • 10-19: 1.23 %
  • 20-29: 0.92 %
  • 30-39: 21.23 %
  • 40-49: 25.54 %
  • 50-59: 24.62 %
  • 60+: 24.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (171 people, 45.12%)
  • Depression (50 people, 13.19%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (37 people, 9.76%)
  • Metastases To Bone (33 people, 8.71%)
  • Osteoporosis (26 people, 6.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (113 people, 29.82%)
  • Lorazepam (89 people, 23.48%)
  • Xanax (88 people, 23.22%)
  • Lasix (85 people, 22.43%)
  • Ambien (81 people, 21.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (210 people, 55.41%)
  • Dyspnoea (202 people, 53.30%)
  • Anxiety (196 people, 51.72%)
  • Depression (172 people, 45.38%)
  • Cough (151 people, 39.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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