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Oxygen Hypoxia Side Effects

Oxygen Hypoxia Side Effect Reports

The following Oxygen Hypoxia side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Hypoxia, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Oxygen or it might take time to develop.

Cushing^s Syndrome, Hypoxia

This Hypoxia side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 6-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Oxygen (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cefuroxime
  • Fluticasone
  • Salbutamol
When starting to take Oxygen the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Cushing^s Syndrome
  • Hypoxia
These side effects may potentially be related to Oxygen.
Dyspnoea, Presyncope, Asthenia, Hypotension, Hypoxia

This Hypoxia Oxygen (oxygen) side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Jul 07, 2011. A Female , 78 years of age, was treated with Oxygen (oxygen). The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Dyspnoea
  • Presyncope
  • Asthenia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypoxia
. Oxygen (oxygen) dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Ventavis (, Respiratory)
  • Tracleer (, Oral)
The patient was hospitalized.
Hypoxia, Tonic Convulsion

This is a Oxygen side effect report of a patient (weight:NA) from INDIA, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: induction and maintenance of anaesthesia, who was treated with Oxygen (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Fentanyl
  • Lactated Ringer's
  • Bupivacaine Hcl
  • Lidocaine
  • Atracurium
  • Ceftriaxone
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Acetaminophen
, and developed a serious reaction and a Hypoxia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Hypoxia
  • Tonic Convulsion
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Oxygen treatment in patients suffering from induction and maintenance of anaesthesia, resulting in Hypoxia.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Hypoxia

A patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Oxygen treatment (dosage: 2 L, Unk) on Jul 01, 2010. Soon after starting Oxygen treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive
  • Hypoxia
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Symbicort (Unk, Bid)
  • Aspirin (325 Mg, Qd)
  • Humalog (30 U, Each Morning)
  • Spiriva (Unk)
  • Lasix (20 Mg, Qd)
  • C-pap (Unk)
  • Lantus (100 U, Qd)
  • Metoprolol Succinate (50 Mg, Qd)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Oxygen side effects, such as Hypoxia.
Lethargy, Peripheral Vascular Disorder, Hypoxia, Appetite Disorder, Cyanosis, Sepsis

A female patient from TURKEY was prescribed and started Oxygen on Aug 09, 2011. Patient felt the following Oxygen side effects: lethargy, peripheral vascular disorder, hypoxia, appetite disorder, cyanosis, sepsis Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 6.97 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Oxygen dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Methergine (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Disease Progression, Hypoxia

This report suggests a potential Oxygen Hypoxia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 74-year-old patient from JAPAN (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): pulmonary arterial hypertension,gout,coronary arterial stent insertion,prophylaxis,diabetes mellitus and used Oxygen (dosage: NA) starting Sep 29, 2010. Soon after starting Oxygen the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Disease Progression
  • Hypoxia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Allopurinol (200 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Plavix (75 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Pantosin (300 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Basen (0.9 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Amaryl (2 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Furosemide (20 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Luprac (8 Mg, Daily (1/d))
  • Tadalafil (20 Mg, Daily (1/d))
Although Oxygen demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Hypoxia, may still occur.

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Oxygen Hypoxia Causes and Reviews

A coma is a deep state of unconsciousness. An individual in a coma is alive but unable to move or respond to his or her environment. Coma may occur as a complication of an underlying illness, or as a result of injuries, such as brain injury.

A coma rarely lasts more than 2 to 4 weeks. The outcome for coma depends on the cause, severity, and site of the damage. People may come out of a coma with physical, intellectual, and psychological problems. Some people may remain in a coma for years or even decades. For those people, the most common cause of death is infection, such as pneumonia.

NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Oxygen Hypoxia Reviews

Sat, 06 Mar 2010

would Oxygen make my face swell?

Tue, 23 Nov 2010

I know it was u Mitchell and Madesion

Mon, 09 Apr 2012

when I do my Oxygen for sleep apnea I sleep walk, and lose my balance halucenate, etc...I use 2 % at nite.

Tue, 08 Dec 2009

Does Oxygen have any side effects on athletes? >:o

Mon, 15 Feb 2010

I am using home Oxygen levels between 1 and 2. I am having bad headaches, stomach pains, and leg pains. When I am not using the Oxygen I dont have the horrible headaches. Once I use the oxgyen again i have the headaches. I feel as if I dont need the Oxygen. Everytime I go to the doctor for check ups my levels are low between 78 and 84. Is there any that I should do or tell my doctor.

Sun, 31 Jan 2010

I have a friend that has currently been treated with steriods and is on Oxygen 24/7 and her gums appear sunburn and are peeling is this a side affect of the O2?

Sun, 13 May 2012

My husband has been on Oxygen for the last 21 months, and soon after, began getting a raspy voice, and it seemed hard for him to talk and breath. He only uses it at night. Recently he had to be hospitalized, and while there his normal sounding voice came back ( he was on Oxygen there as well 24/7). After being home for 5 days, he lost his voice, and it is slowly coming back a little bit. The Dr.s' have no clue, even though they both know he is still on the Oxygen. My husband has been told that he really doesn't need the Oxygen anymore, but he chooses to remain on it at night. He has recently been using a bottle filled with water that is hooked inline on the concentrator. 

Thu, 17 Jun 2010

While using Oxygen (24/7) during the past six weeks I have become hoarse. I've now ceased the Oxygen therapy but my hoarseness persists. Is this normal or how long should I expect it to continue?

Mon, 04 Oct 2010

i wonce breathed the air and it hurt. i tried to warn the others buut it was to late. :(

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Weight Increased (4)
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