Review: could Percocet cause Shortness Of Breath?


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 27,976 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,344 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 29,948 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with pain, nausea, high blood pressure, pneumonia, chest pain (latest reports from 186,247 Shortness of breath patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

27,976 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 2,344 people (8.38%) 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 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 60.52 %
  • male: 39.48 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 2.08 %
  • 20-29: 5.15 %
  • 30-39: 10.19 %
  • 40-49: 18.14 %
  • 50-59: 24.32 %
  • 60+: 39.97 %

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 (474 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (169 people)
  • Hypertension (159 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (140 people)
  • Depression (131 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (657 people)
  • Oxycontin (473 people)
  • Aspirin (466 people)
  • Aredia (439 people)
  • Neurontin (438 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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