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Diclofenac vs. Oxycodone for Pain

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Diclofenac

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Oxycodone

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Other Names: Oxycontin   Roxicodone   Oxyir   Oxynorm   Endone
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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Rating: 2 out of 5
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Diclofenac (marketed under many brand names, see below: number Trade names) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic reducing pain in certain conditions.The name is derived from its chemical name... Read more on Wikipedia
Oxycodone (OxyContin and other brand names) is an opioid analgesic medication synthesized from opium-derived thebaine. It was developed in 1916 in Germany, as one of several new semi-synthetic opioids in an attempt to improve on the existing opioid... Read more on Wikipedia
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By krickett
November 10, 2014
krickett wrote
Oxycodone vs Tridural
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By Joe Searles
September 25, 2014
Joe Searles wrote
Diclofenac
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By Dennis
September 19, 2014
Dennis wrote
Oxycodne and my memory
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By irene
July 29, 2014
irene wrote
stealing
Wow, it sounds as if you are surrounding yourself with the wrong people. Also, have you considered NOT telling all these shady people you surround yourself with about your medication? Finally, why are you still getting the prescriptions, which you say are all be diverted to the streets if they do not help you anyway? You have some serious issues which extend beyond surrounding yourself with junkies.
Amy  |  December 14, 2014
Thank you & I just been put on it by my doctor, a month now but, it's not helping my pain any!!!!
October 20, 2014
My wife was on oxycodone for years and ran into a lot of problems. She now takes Exalgo, a time released pill that she said works great and without all the side effects of oxy. She has chronic pain and says this works great. Get off the oxy. It's not easy to do but do it in steps. I also was on it and am now free of it
Got  |  August 18, 2014
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By char
June 27, 2014
char wrote
grand mal seizure and oxycodone
I have been taking oxycodone for about six years have had seizures before that the injuries form the seizures led to my having to take the oxy it does not usually cause them if they can't fine a reason for the seizure that is a good thing it is called idiopathic
flanimal1  |  September 21, 2014
Oxycodon will not cause seizures on its own when decreasing dosage or even when in full blown withrawel. You will feel like complete shit but unless there is an underlying health issue opiates/opioids are usually fairly safe to come off of. The addictive a substances that have dangerious withdrawels and can cause seizures if not properly tapered off are benzos (i.e. Xanax) and alchohol.
Lemon  |  July 25, 2014
Had you recently decreased your oxycodone dose (by even a small amount) or missed a dose (even if you didn't immediately feel any ill effects after the skipped dose)?
I had a seizure a few years ago after taking less of my xanax than usual for a couple days in a row. At first they couldn't find a cause for the episode, but ultimately chalked it up a change in the amount of xanax in my system. After years on high daily doses of xanax, my body took that as the norm and carried out its other funct
HH  |  July 4, 2014
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By RecallZydus
March 13, 2014
RecallZydus wrote
All Zydus generics
I am on 20 mg 4 times a day of Roxicodone. CVSis the pharmacy I always use n they give me the kvk brand up till this past month. I receive no pain relief from the brand Zydus. I also itchy as if I am elergic reaction n have to take Benadrial. I called Cvs and the told me this zydus brand is what there warehouse sends them. I then went to my doctors office and told his nurse the problem and her response was because of the FDA there was nothing they can do. So, I now am forced to lay in the bed h
Amanda  |  August 25, 2014
I just had the same experience with Zydus Labs 15 mg oxycodone. Panic, stomach issues, dilated pupils, heart palpitations. That's after only taking those for 3 days. I took them back to doctor, he wrote another prescription for the balance of unused meds. I called Zydus Labs and FDA, placed a adverse affect form with both. Now I have KVK brand, so much better.
T.B.  |  July 4, 2014
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By captclap
December 7, 2013
captclap wrote
exalgo
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Exalgo is very strong but it takes a few days to get up to full strength in the body. I take 2 oxycodone 10mg every 4 hours but after being prescribed exalgo 16mg I just take one in the morning and I'm good all day. Only need the oxy when break through pain gets tough.
Rob  |  February 17, 2014
16' rods??? wow, you must be an avatar creature to have 16 foot rods in your spine.
Rob  |  February 17, 2014
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By Deidre Ferrentino
November 3, 2013
Deidre Ferrentino wrote
Lortab 10/500
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By Antoine
August 27, 2013
Antoine wrote
Diclofenac & Lyrica
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By trav
August 11, 2013
trav wrote
oxycodone/sleep apnea
I was on oxycodone for 6 yrs. went to work ,went to gym 5 A.M. Before work slept great . Best shape of my life after being hit by a snowplow and a TKR. Changed meds to oxycontin cant sleep ,cant work cant walk.?? MISERABLE ...
john  |  September 5, 2014
Although medicines affect everyone differently which is very true! If you Doctor orders a diagnostic test do not blow it off get it done you never know what could save your life. The most important thing is to have a great relationship with your Doctor and have one that you can trust and trusts you!!
Kevin  |  August 20, 2014
To Mary, sorry to hear about your story. It sounds like your daughter might have coincidentally developed a psychotic condition e.g. schizophrenia independently of the oxycodone. Not that I am a big fan of oxy, but if you get fixated on oxy as the cause of your daughter's psychosis, no one will take you seriously as opioids simply do not cause chronic psychosis (they can cause acute delirium). Hope things get better for you and your daughter.
Dave  |  June 24, 2014
It would be nice to have some kind of warning about comment length. Over half my last comment got cut off and lost, and nothing told me I had gone over any character limit. All that work, and pain, to type it out, and gone!
Jacob  |  April 23, 2014
That's right. All opioids can cause central sleep apnea, do to their respiratory depression effect. All meds of any kind can cause various adverse reactions in some people. But different people do react differently to different drugs. It's a matter of you and your doctor deciding if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Although opioids do tend to give me apnea, I need the pain control, and so I accept the adverse effects. I take morphine, with oxy for breakthrough, because the methadone I used t
Jacob  |  April 23, 2014
My daughter was on Oxy (presecribed by an incompetent GP) and after little over a year & Many pills later she became Psychotic from the meds. It was the only medicine she was taking & I watched the progression of the psychosis. I don't care what the drug companies Phony Reports say. Oxy Can Cause Psychosis---and it doesn't wear Off (even after the meds are stopped--we are over a year now!) and there Is No Cure. I hate the pharmaceutical companies they ruined my daughter's life--and her entire f
Mary  |  April 21, 2014
Also, I started out on 5 pain meds....down to just this one. And after being seen by a Maximized Living Chiropractor (beginning 11/2013) I have decreased the oxycodone by 30 pills a month - 3 months ago.
3 spinal fusions  |  April 8, 2014
I am 45, female and have been on oxycodone for 9 years and do not have sleep apnea. The sleep study verified that. sorry, but meds don't have the same effect on everyone.
3 spinal fusions  |  April 8, 2014
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What patients are saying about Diclofenac vs. Oxycodone

117 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Oxycodone is a terrible drug, avoid any opiate/opioid...
...I have used diclofenac patches ...Oxycodone is a terrible drug, ...loopy. If diclofenac injections work, see if you can get him a daily prescription for it, or maybe even try flector patch...
help, so has now given Oxycodone Naloxone, which I know...
...sorted! My doc prescribed Diclofenac which do not help, so has now given Oxycodone Naloxone, which I know is a form of morphine. Not to happy about this but took one last night when the pain...
for arthritis. Never had any bad side effects from...
...been on Cymbalta (120mg) for 3-yrs. along with Oxycodone (60mg), hormone patch & Diclofenac for arthritis. Never had any bad side effects from it. I'm...
diclofenac patch and gave me some oxycodone 5mg. He said it...
...diclofenac patch and gave me some oxycodone 5mg. He said it was probably due to excessive PT, specifically, the rolling stool walking. Oh well, guess it could have been a lot worse but I find this...
is an NSAID which shouldn't cause too many problems...
...straightforward, allergies/adverse events from oxycodone, other medications that may react adversely with oxycontine (diclofenac is an NSAID which shouldn't cause too many problems), prior history ...
which is pure oxycodone does work wonders, it'll still hurt...
...60MG's of oxynorm, which is pure oxycodone does work wonders, it'll still hurt as ...of acetaminophen or 100mgs of Diclofenac, otc in the UK, dunno ...to bleeding, skip the diclofenac or take...
that it's quite possible that I did have an ovarian cyst...
...diclofenac) and the hurt has subsided a little bit. I'm not hunched over walking around like Quasimodo and that's a huge improvement. Dad thinks that it's quite possible that I did have an ovaria...
he is having a lot of mood swings, short term memory loss...
...Oxycodone 5 mg taking three pills a day. He has been with this for ten days now. Now he is having a lot of mood swings, short term memory loss ...\ Can we give him a daily Voltaren injection and...
he is having a lot of mood swings, short term memory loss...
...Oxycodone 5 mg taking three pills a day. He has been with this for ten days now. Now he is having a lot of mood swings, short term memory loss ...time. Can we give him a daily Voltaren injectio...
currently on a combo of oxycodone, diclofenac and buscopan...
...I'm currently on a combo of oxycodone, diclofenac and buscopan for my chronic pyelonephritis, refluxing kidneys and bladder spasms. This seems to work so far, in ...if i take tramadol or morphi...
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