Review: could Percocet cause Kidney Stones?


Kidney stones is found among people who take Percocet, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 24,198 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 317 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 26,058 users)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, weakness, renal angle tenderness, diarrhea (latest reports from 13,793 Kidney stones patients).

On Jul, 19, 2016

24,198 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 317 people (1.31%) have Kidney Stones

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Kidney stones?

Time on Percocet when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 45.7 %
  • male: 54.3 %

Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.52 %
  • 20-29: 8.75 %
  • 30-39: 12.55 %
  • 40-49: 17.87 %
  • 50-59: 31.94 %
  • 60+: 27.38 %

Severity if Kidney Stones when taking Percocet **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Kidney Stones **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (75 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (31 people)
  • Osteoporosis (24 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (22 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (22 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (131 people)
  • Prilosec (73 people)
  • Neurontin (72 people)
  • Ambien (72 people)
  • Aspirin (71 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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