Review: could Percocet cause Pericarditis?


Pericarditis is found among people who take Percocet, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 35,565 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Pericarditis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pericarditis and more.

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Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 39,812 users)


Pericarditis (inflammation of the pericardium) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 5,159 Pericarditis patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

35,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 60 people (0.17%) have Pericarditis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Pericarditis?

Gender of people who have Pericarditis when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Pericarditis when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 13.33 %
  • 20-29: 13.33 %
  • 30-39: 13.33 %
  • 40-49: 26.67 %
  • 50-59: 13.33 %
  • 60+: 20.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (29 people, 48.33%)
  • Aredia (28 people, 46.67%)
  • Zoloft (24 people, 40.00%)
  • Prednisone Tab (16 people, 26.67%)
  • Protonix (14 people, 23.33%)

Forecasts by (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Percocet, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (16 people, 26.67%)
  • High Blood Pressure (6 people, 10.00%)
  • Supplementation Therapy (5 people, 8.33%)
  • Mineral Supplementation (5 people, 8.33%)
  • Dialysis (5 people, 8.33%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 63.33%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (35 people, 58.33%)
  • Pain (32 people, 53.33%)
  • Osteomyelitis (32 people, 53.33%)
  • Chest Pain (32 people, 53.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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