Oxycontin and Taste disturbance - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Taste disturbance is found among people who take Oxycontin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Oxycontin and have Taste disturbance. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 205,812 people who have side effects when taking Oxycontin from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On May, 30, 2023

205,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin.
Among them, 11 people (0.01%) have Taste disturbance.

What is Oxycontin?

Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. eHealthMe is studying from 207,746 Oxycontin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Taste disturbance?

Taste disturbance is found to be associated with 1,001 drugs and 2 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Oxycontin and Taste disturbance reports submitted per year:

Could Oxycontin cause Taste disturbance?

Gender of people who have Taste disturbance when taking Oxycontin *:

  • female: 45.45 %
  • male: 54.55 %

Age of people who have Taste disturbance when taking Oxycontin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 66.67 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Common drugs people take besides Oxycontin *:

  1. Zoloft: 3 people, 27.27%
  2. Ativan: 3 people, 27.27%
  3. Neurontin: 3 people, 27.27%
  4. Valium: 3 people, 27.27%
  5. Tylenol W/ Codeine: 2 people, 18.18%
  6. Carboplatin: 2 people, 18.18%
  7. Dilantin: 2 people, 18.18%
  8. Danazol: 2 people, 18.18%
  9. Compazine: 2 people, 18.18%
  10. Zomig: 2 people, 18.18%

Common side effects people have besides Taste disturbance *:

  1. Constipation: 3 people, 27.27%
  2. Weight Increased: 2 people, 18.18%
  3. Chills (felling of cold): 2 people, 18.18%
  4. Feeling Abnormal: 2 people, 18.18%
  5. Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus): 2 people, 18.18%
  6. Muscle Twitching: 2 people, 18.18%
  7. Hair Loss: 2 people, 18.18%
  8. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 2 people, 18.18%
  9. Influenza Like Illness: 2 people, 18.18%
  10. Joint Pain: 1 person, 9.09%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Oxycontin and have Taste disturbance?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on oxycodone hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Oxycontin) and Oxycontin (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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