Related topic: Percocet, Serotonin syndrome
Review: could Percocet cause Serotonin syndrome?
Summary: Serotonin syndrome could be caused by Percocet, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Clonazepam, and have Depression.
We study 24,211 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.
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Percocet (latest outcomes from 26,356 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) (latest reports from 34,376 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 24,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet. Among them, 23 people (0.10%) have Serotonin Syndrome. They amount to 0.07% of all the 34,365 people who have Serotonin Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Percocet when people have Serotonin syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Percocet * :
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||8.00%||16.00%||28.00%||28.00% |
Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Percocet ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (11 people, 47.83%)
- Fibromyalgia (6 people, 26.09%)
- Anxiety (6 people, 26.09%)
- Pain (5 people, 21.74%)
- Insomnia (4 people, 17.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (7 people, 30.43%)
- Norvasc (7 people, 30.43%)
- Chantix (5 people, 21.74%)
- Amitriptyline hcl (5 people, 21.74%)
- Zoloft (5 people, 21.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Percocet (acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Percocet is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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My brother was prescribed 190 pecocet 15, after first being prescribed 120 Vocoprophen, 90 klonipin, and 90 aderol in the month of march. On March 28 he was prescribed 190 percocet 30 mg, along with the same drugs mentioned above. On April 3rd, he took his nightly dose of all meds excluding aderol. On April 4th, he was not responding when tried to wake up. He was snoring loudly so his daughter left for work, she came home early that day to check on her dad and he was dead. The cause was respiratory failure. I feel li? This dr Yank in nashville should not be allowed to write pain meds anyway as he is a psychiatrist and not a pain doc. I need to understand this better and I hope someone can make me understand more about this.
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