Percocet and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


Summary

Shortness of breath is found among people who take Percocet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 36,579 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA. Among them, 2,854 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Percocet

Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 39,846 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 283,984 Shortness of breath patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

36,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 2,854 people (7.8%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Percocet when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 51.02 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.2 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.16 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 61.89 %
  • male: 38.11 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 1.77 %
  • 20-29: 4.79 %
  • 30-39: 9.68 %
  • 40-49: 17.58 %
  • 50-59: 24.41 %
  • 60+: 41.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (601 people, 21.06%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (195 people, 6.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (194 people, 6.80%)
  • Metastases To Bone (178 people, 6.24%)
  • Depression (165 people, 5.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (696 people, 24.39%)
  • Oxycontin (517 people, 18.11%)
  • Lasix (509 people, 17.83%)
  • Neurontin (484 people, 16.96%)
  • Aspirin (483 people, 16.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,100 people, 38.54%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (942 people, 33.01%)
  • Chest Pain (859 people, 30.10%)
  • Weakness (810 people, 28.38%)
  • Fatigue (792 people, 27.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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