Review: could Percocet cause Water Retention?


Summary

Water retention is found among people who take Percocet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Pain . We study 34,520 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 152 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention 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)

Water Retention

Water retention has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 33,889 Water retention patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

34,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 152 people (0.44%) have Water Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Water retention?

Time on Percocet when people have Water Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 72.37 %
  • male: 27.63 %

Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.47 %
  • 40-49: 17.97 %
  • 50-59: 28.91 %
  • 60+: 47.66 %

Severity if Water Retention when taking Percocet **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Water Retention **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (32 people, 21.05%)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (14 people, 9.21%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (11 people, 7.24%)
  • Fibromyalgia (11 people, 7.24%)
  • Hypertension (10 people, 6.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (43 people, 28.29%)
  • Xanax (37 people, 24.34%)
  • Oxycontin (34 people, 22.37%)
  • Cymbalta (25 people, 16.45%)
  • Aspirin (23 people, 15.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (50 people, 32.89%)
  • Pain (43 people, 28.29%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (40 people, 26.32%)
  • Asthenia (36 people, 23.68%)
  • Arthralgia (35 people, 23.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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