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Hydrocodone vs. Nucynta for Pain

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Hydrocodone

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Other Names: Histinex HC

Nucynta

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/ 4,234 posts
Other Names: Tapentadol
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 112,641 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 4,234 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from either of two naturally occurring opiates: codeine and thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic (pain reliever) and Cough medicine (cough suppressant). It is commonl... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Biggs
November 29, 2013
Biggs wrote
Pain management
I was taking 4 30 mg oxycodone n 100 mg of fentanyl patches every 3 days
My new pain management cut me down to 2 oxy a day n no patches it was really rough so I told her I was in a lot of pain so she gave me 75 mg of nucynta 4 times a day and 100 mg nucynta er twice a day and I'm doing great I'm glad I'm off the patches and oxy I hope this helps
Good for you others not so lucky I lost a uncle close to me that died on haroin he was cut off from doctor the same meds you are on. He couldn't handle the withdraws Don't want to sound or preitch to you but pat your self on the back
March 26, 2014
your still on OXY..
mp  |  March 5, 2014
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By jack
March 28, 2014
jack wrote
help
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By no to drugs
March 26, 2014
no to drugs wrote
what it did to me a 15 year old kid
please give me some advise
no to drugs  |  March 27, 2014
please give me some feed back my life is bad right now
no to drugs  |  March 26, 2014
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By Adriana saenz
February 24, 2014
Adriana saenz wrote
hydro
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By hms7777
December 25, 2013
hms7777 wrote
Clonidine
it just helps you sleep
no to drugs  |  March 26, 2014
When I started on Clonidine I pretty much became narcoleptic for a period of a few hours about 1.5-2 hours after taking it. There were times I'd literally fall asleep standing up at work, my coworkers kept taking pictures of me, haha. It got better after a couple weeks, but it was tough to work my way through. I'm on 1mg AM, 1mg PM. I work overnights and loved the AM pill as it'd knock me right out and I'd sleep great! Been on about 6 months now and it doesn't affect me in that regard at
Mike  |  February 5, 2014
I had the same issue when withdrawing from my fentanyl patches. Discuss this concern with your doctor as I did. I had the dose reduced to .1 mg from .2 mg. I don't know what breaking in half will do. It's an immediate release pill so it might leech too much medicine in your system too fast like with many other meds. Once I got used to the .1, I went back up to .2 (I also have high blood pressure). It also works like a charm getting rid of the stinging in my feet due to a spinal injury. G
KJ  |  January 24, 2014
Clonidine lowers your blood pressure, so you can become light headed. You probably have solved this, but if not try half and then have a few hours later.
Anonymous  |  January 6, 2014
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By Rob
December 12, 2013
Rob wrote
Amenea Hydrocodone/APAP 10-325
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By debra
November 8, 2013
debra wrote
dizziness
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By Mike P
October 10, 2013
Mike P wrote
Hydrocodone
YES!!!!!!!
no to drugs  |  March 26, 2014
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By mgrace00
September 13, 2013
mgrace00 wrote
Hydrocodone/Wellbutrin SR Personal Experience
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What patients are saying about Hydrocodone vs. Nucynta

251 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
take. They changed me from Nucynta to Hydrocodone. I have...
...it yesterday and they called in some more, but it is different. I'm wondering why they switched it? And now I'm trying to decide which one might be more effective to take. They changed me from N...
two 10mg hydrocodone, than I did from 15mg Oxy IR, but it's...
...was an issue in that it would only last for a couple hours, and the doctor said it wasn't worth the bother in trying the Nucynta ER. Besides that, everything else has been kind of Eh, the Oxy IR...
(Tylenol & hydrocodone) which also works well have tried...
...tramadol offered no relief and I stopped w/o any withdrawal effects nucynta , a \"man made\" med relieved my pain greatly but my ...on Norco (Tylenol & hydrocodone) which also works well have...
doctor recently put me on Hydrocodone and tramodol, these...
...tried Nucynta and actually liked the way it worked for nerve pain. ...My pain management doctor recently put me on Hydrocodone and tramodol, these two ...is a Extended release Nucynta coming ...
hydrocodone caused me major constipation problems. While...
...neuropathy due to 35 years of Type 1 diabetes. My doctor put me on Nucynta about 8 months ago, as my Cymbalta had lost some of its effectiveness, and hydrocodone caused me major constipation...
the Hydrocodone in the morning. It works good on keeping...
...wake up. I was taking Hydrocodone 10/500 2 of them ...high tolerance. I started taking Nucynta a week ago. It ...day along with the Hydrocodone in the morning. It works good on keeping me...
Nucynta. I've been using hydrocodone 7.5/325, taking three...
...hi folks, I saw a PM doctor yesterday for a first visit, and he prescribed Nucynta. I've been using hydrocodone 7.5/325, taking three or ...hard time finding the Nucynta and am having a...
the advice! The Nucynta is working great! Hydrocodone did...
Thanks guys for the advice! The Nucynta is working great! Hydrocodone did nothing for me at all so...chico1...as you said...everyone is different! Mikie...you are...
Nucynta, but hydrocodone seems to work very nicely. Don't...
...hydrocodone seems to work very nicely. Don't get me wrong, Tramadol does chip 2 or so points off my pain, but I would like to get it down to a 2-3 as opposed to just sit at the 4.5-5.5 range on ave...
me. He sent Nucynta. It worked really well for me. Look...
...am alergic to hydrocodone and percoset. My OS ...with me. He sent Nucynta. It worked really well for...
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