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Review: could Percocet cause Shortness of breath?

Summary: Shortness of breath could be caused by Percocet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 24,208 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,374 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Percocet

Percocet (latest outcomes from 26,356 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,333,650 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 24,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet. Among them, 2,137 people (8.87%) have Shortness Of Breath. They amount to 0.16% of all the 1,341,493 people who have Shortness Of Breath on eHealthMe.

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 breath44.68%8.51%4.26%19.15%12.77%10.64%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%4.77%10.19%19.02%24.23%39.89%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Percocet ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%44.44%44.44%11.11%

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, 20.12%)
  2. Metastases to bone (153 people, 7.16%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (145 people, 6.79%)
  4. Hypertension (136 people, 6.36%)
  5. Depression (123 people, 5.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (594 people, 27.80%)
  2. Aspirin (558 people, 26.11%)
  3. Oxycontin (445 people, 20.82%)
  4. Neurontin (423 people, 19.79%)
  5. Lasix (407 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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