Percocet and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Percocet, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with Percocet. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39,287 people who have side effects when taking Percocet from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

39,287 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 42 people (0.11%) have Serotonin Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Serotonin syndrome?

Time on Percocet when people have Serotonin Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 73.17 %
  • male: 26.83 %

Age of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 31.25 %
  • 30-39: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 15.62 %
  • 50-59: 18.75 %
  • 60+: 28.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (17 people, 40.48%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 26.19%)
  • Pain (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Fibromyalgia (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Quit Smoking (4 people, 9.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (12 people, 28.57%)
  • Cymbalta (10 people, 23.81%)
  • Escitalopram (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Paxil (7 people, 16.67%)
  • Spiriva (6 people, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Intentional Overdose (7 people, 16.67%)
  • Arrhythmias (7 people, 16.67%)
  • Tremor (5 people, 11.90%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 11.90%)
  • Confusional State (5 people, 11.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Percocet

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