Review: could Percocet cause Itching?


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 24,198 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 595 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 26,058 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with erythema multiforme, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, fatigue (latest reports from 85,622 Itching patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

24,198 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 595 people (2.46%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Itching?

Time on Percocet when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 71.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 68.49 %
  • male: 31.51 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 5.8 %
  • 30-39: 7.16 %
  • 40-49: 25.34 %
  • 50-59: 23.98 %
  • 60+: 37.14 %

Severity if Itching when taking Percocet **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Itching **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (120 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (61 people)
  • Hypertension (43 people)
  • Depression (29 people)
  • Breast Cancer (29 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (109 people)
  • Zometa (108 people)
  • Lasix (94 people)
  • Ambien (90 people)
  • Aredia (87 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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