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Review: could Percocet cause Peripheral edema?

Summary: Peripheral edema could be caused by Percocet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 24,211 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,468 have Peripheral edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Peripheral edema and more.

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Percocet

Percocet (latest outcomes from 26,356 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 24,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet. Among them, 1,468 people (6.09%) have Peripheral Edema. They amount to 0.24% of all the 617,082 people who have Peripheral Edema on eHealthMe.

Trend of Peripheral edema in Percocet reports

Time on Percocet when people have Peripheral edema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Peripheral edema52.63%0.00%0.00%21.05%5.26%21.05%0.00%

Age of people who have Peripheral edema when taking Percocet * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Peripheral edema0.00%0.00%0.85%2.24%8.28%22.99%31.42%34.21%

Severity of Peripheral edema when taking Percocet ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Peripheral edema ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (312 people, 21.25%)
  2. Osteoporosis (121 people, 8.24%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (121 people, 8.24%)
  4. Metastases to bone (93 people, 6.34%)
  5. Hypertension (83 people, 5.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (509 people, 34.67%)
  2. Aspirin (439 people, 29.90%)
  3. Lasix (429 people, 29.22%)
  4. Aredia (363 people, 24.73%)
  5. Oxycontin (319 people, 21.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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