Could Percocet cause Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching 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 36,579 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA. Among them, 905 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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 39,814 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,259 Itching patients).

On Dec, 04, 2016

36,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 905 people (2.47%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Itching?

Time on Percocet when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 69.33 %
  • male: 30.67 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.09 %
  • 20-29: 4.76 %
  • 30-39: 7.88 %
  • 40-49: 23.78 %
  • 50-59: 24.59 %
  • 60+: 37.91 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (139 people, 15.36%)
  • Zometa (136 people, 15.03%)
  • Lasix (125 people, 13.81%)
  • Ambien (116 people, 12.82%)
  • Ativan (105 people, 11.60%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (81 people, 8.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (62 people, 6.85%)
  • Depression (60 people, 6.63%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (384 people, 42.43%)
  • Pain (242 people, 26.74%)
  • Fatigue (218 people, 24.09%)
  • Nausea (213 people, 23.54%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (174 people, 19.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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