Review: could Percocet cause Shortness Of Breath?


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 34,520 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,700 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 38,609 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, chest pain, pain, pneumonia, malaise (latest reports from 274,240 Shortness of breath patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

34,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 2,700 people (7.82%) 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: 44.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.26 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 61.49 %
  • male: 38.51 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 1.91 %
  • 20-29: 5.1 %
  • 30-39: 9.8 %
  • 40-49: 17.82 %
  • 50-59: 24.7 %
  • 60+: 40.47 %

Severity if Shortness Of Breath when taking Percocet **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 54.55 %
  • severe: 36.36 %
  • most severe: 9.09 %

How people recovered from Shortness Of Breath **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (563 people, 20.85%)
  • Hypertension (183 people, 6.78%)
  • Metastases To Bone (178 people, 6.59%)
  • Depression (151 people, 5.59%)
  • Anxiety (141 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (686 people, 25.41%)
  • Oxycontin (506 people, 18.74%)
  • Lasix (489 people, 18.11%)
  • Neurontin (475 people, 17.59%)
  • Aspirin (473 people, 17.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,076 people, 39.85%)
  • Anxiety (889 people, 32.93%)
  • Nausea (737 people, 27.30%)
  • Chest Pain (700 people, 25.93%)
  • Back Pain (694 people, 25.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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