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Review: could Percocet cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?





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 24,291 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,139 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 26,450 users)

Shortness of breath

Shortness Of Breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(latest reports from Shortness Of Breath 164,498 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 24,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet. Among them, 2,139 people (8.81%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Percocet reports

Time on Percocet when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath42.86%8.16%4.08%20.41%14.29%10.20%0.00%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Percocet * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%0.11%1.79%4.76%10.18%19.00%24.26%39.90%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Percocet ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%54.55%36.36%9.09%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (430 people, 20.10%)
  2. Metastases to bone (153 people, 7.15%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (145 people, 6.78%)
  4. Hypertension (136 people, 6.36%)
  5. Depression (123 people, 5.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (594 people, 27.77%)
  2. Aspirin (559 people, 26.13%)
  3. Oxycontin (445 people, 20.80%)
  4. Neurontin (423 people, 19.78%)
  5. Lasix (407 people, 19.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Is it ok to take fioricet and albuterol together?
    (Asked by a 28 year old woman who has Shortness Of Breath, and takes Albuterol, Fioricet)
    I have been having bad headaches the pain is behind my eyes front for head and temples (I have also had a warming sensation in the back of head and thought body here and there that no one can explain to me ) but I have been subscribed fioricet but I'm a chronic asthmatic so I take albuterol inhaler and some times solution for my neb I read that these 2 can have interation and I been feeling shortness of breath which I know can be a side effect from fioricet but I do take my inhaler daily and I want to check if anyone has been in same situation and if there were any interactions
  • Last night went to hospital as i was shaking and dizzy scared it was after my third dose of avelox. is this a side effect? i'm scared to take anything even my regular medications today was shaking
    (Asked by a 31 year old woman who has Breathing - Slowed Or Stopped, Dizzy, Shaky, and takes Percocet, Fentanyl, Avelox)
    Taken pain mess for years got chest infection was given avelox three days ago. Last nights dose I started shaking couldn't breathe so shaky yet I am dehydrated too. I had woke up drank coffee then took my mess regular and started shaking all over again. Drank three glasses of juice and two of water felt better but still off. I only take one dose of avelox a day and think I should stop it, should I?
  • Reoccurring ovarian remnants? is there another answer? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 43 year old woman who has Ovarian Remnant Syndrome, and takes Oxycodone And Acetaminophen, Imitrex)
    Besides depot Lupron, has anyone has relief from recurring cysts and endometriosis from ovarian remnant syndrome? I have had 7 surgeries trying to remove these elusive remnants. Needless to say I am not excited to do more surgery and no doctor wants to either. In the past depot Lupron has had more side effects than I can handle-including depression.
    Any ideas would be greatly appreciated
  • I have been taking iophen cnr liquid for about 6 years now almost every day and now i'm wondering if it has any long term side effects cause im taking it for breathing problems doesnt seem to working
    (Asked by a 21 year old woman who has Breathing Difficulty)
    Ok so I've been taking this medicine for 5 to 6 years now almost every day several times a day for a terrible cough I have and breathing issue but under some further investigation I've found that this medication may be making my breathing issues worse when I was told that it would make them better. It's been several years and I just want to be able to breathe normally and Easily again but this "medicine" doesn't seem to be doing the job
  • Can you get chills with multiple myeloma?
    (Asked by a 61 year old man who has Chills And Multiple Myeloma, and takes Protonix, Acetaminophen, Potassium Chloride 20meq In Dextrose 5% And Sodium Chloride 0.45% In Plastic Container, Lasix, Valtrex, Oxycontin, Percocet, Cytoxan, Velcade)
    Do multiple myeloma patients have the chills without fever? My husband was diagnosed 2 months ago and has had 2 months of chemo 2x weekly for 3 weeks. He has Velacade and a steroid Decadron. He has also had 3 rounds of cytoxan. Why is he getting chills?

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