Review: could Percocet cause Suicide Attempt?


Summary

Suicide attempt is found among people who take Percocet, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Pain . We study 34,520 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 282 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt 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)

Suicide Attempt

Suicide attempt has been reported by people with completed suicide, hypotension, intentional overdose, drowsiness, arrhythmias (latest reports from 41,672 Suicide attempt patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

34,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 282 people (0.82%) have Suicide Attempt


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Suicide attempt?

Time on Percocet when people have Suicide Attempt *:

  • < 1 month: 27.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.34 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.69 %
  • 10+ years: 17.24 %

Gender of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 47.29 %
  • male: 52.71 %

Age of people who have Suicide Attempt when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 3.93 %
  • 20-29: 12.23 %
  • 30-39: 23.58 %
  • 40-49: 38.43 %
  • 50-59: 16.16 %
  • 60+: 5.24 %

Severity if Suicide Attempt when taking Percocet **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from Suicide Attempt **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (82 people, 29.08%)
  • Depression (43 people, 15.25%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (42 people, 14.89%)
  • Anxiety (40 people, 14.18%)
  • Back Pain (30 people, 10.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (65 people, 23.05%)
  • Oxycontin (56 people, 19.86%)
  • Ambien (56 people, 19.86%)
  • Chantix (45 people, 15.96%)
  • Neurontin (43 people, 15.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (95 people, 33.69%)
  • Intentional Overdose (70 people, 24.82%)
  • Anxiety (59 people, 20.92%)
  • Drug Ineffective (57 people, 20.21%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (55 people, 19.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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