Review: could Percocet cause Agitation?


Summary

Agitation is found among people who take Percocet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 23,912 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 476 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation and more.

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Percocet

Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 25,994 users)

Agitation

Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, death, drowsiness, arrhythmias, hypotension (latest reports from 53,362 Agitation patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

23,912 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 476 people (1.99%) have Agitation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Agitation?

Time on Percocet when people have Agitation *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 50.75 %
  • male: 49.25 %

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.24 %
  • 20-29: 5.21 %
  • 30-39: 9.72 %
  • 40-49: 31.75 %
  • 50-59: 19.67 %
  • 60+: 33.41 %

Severity if Agitation when taking Percocet **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Agitation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (116 people)
  • Anxiety (38 people)
  • Depression (30 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (29 people)
  • Back Pain (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (129 people)
  • Neurontin (92 people)
  • Ambien (85 people)
  • Xanax (84 people)
  • Effexor (78 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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