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Exalgo vs. Oxycontin for Pain

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Exalgo

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/ 1,168 posts
Other Names: Dilaudid   Hydromorphone   Exalgo ER   Palladone

Oxycontin

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/ 312,605 posts
Other Names: Oxycodone   Roxicodone   Oxynorm   Oxyir   Endone
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 1,168 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 312,605 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Hydromorphone, a more common synonym for dihydromorphinone, commonly a hydrochloride (trade names Palladone, Dilaudid, and numerous others) is a very potent centrally-acting analgesic medication of the opioid class. It is a derivative o... 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 captclap
December 7, 2013
captclap wrote
exalgo
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 Anonymous
September 17, 2013
Anonymous wrote
Bad Experience
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By Robert
August 9, 2013
Robert wrote
"Degenerative Disk Disease", led to 3 operations and morphine & oxycodone useage.
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What patients are saying about Exalgo vs. Oxycontin

244 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
to change from Oxycotin 30mg to Exalgo 12 does anyone know...
Exalgo 12mg verses Oxycotin 30mg The doctor wants to change from Oxycotin 30mg to Exalgo 12 does anyone know the ...Pray you are having a beautiful day despite...
me. My PM changed put me on it as a change from my Oxycontin...
...Exalgo, and it was useless for me. My PM changed put me on it as a change from my Oxycontin, ...now back on my Oxy and dealing with the side effects, but do at least usually have enough control ...
anyone switched from oxycontin to EXALGO.? Thanks  ...
...experiences with this medication.?  Has anyone switched from oxycontin to...
the doc switched me to something called Exalgo and...
I had been on the kadian and avinza for quite ...never thought of that. I was so sick on the oxycontin, the doc switched me to something called Exalgo and now im wondering how...
was switched from Oxycontin 30mg, 2x a day, to Exalgo 32mg,...
...Exalgo 32mg, 1 a day, and am having good results! I was scared at first, because it seemed NO ONE was getting good results with it, but I'm feeling great on it! I also take 30mg Oxycodone, 3x a day...
i was on before, i have since switched back to the oxycontin...
...on the exalgo 12mg, one a day, they didnt really help as much as the 2 20mg oxycontins i was on before, i have since switched back to the...
themselves. But exalgo is made like the new OxyContin's...
I was thinking of switching to exalgo instead of taking 8 8mg of dilaudid a day like I ...and not kill themselves. But exalgo is made like the new OxyContin's and has the same problems...
and they made me really sick, so was switched to exalgo...
...on the oxycontin and they made me really sick, so was switched to exalgo and go no relief for my pain, just a ...time. Doc switched me to Opana ER today and ...and can go back to the Kadian, ...
on Oxycontin for years then I thought switching to morphine...
...(worse than my usual) and it is terrible to hurt every darned day every minute. You feel sometimes that it is going to consume you. We (my pain doc and I) are trying to rotate to some different med...
release of Hydromorphone from Exalgo tablets if one removes...
...up the release of Hydromorphone from Exalgo tablets if one removes the ...most IR tablets as well (though generic hydromorph and oxy morph tend to have floaters at all levels that seem to be the...
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