Ambien vs Oxycontin

Ambien
(Rx)
Oxycontin
(Rx)
Ambien is a sleep medication.
Oxycontin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Withdrawal Symptoms
2.3
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Withdrawal Symptoms
2.1
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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December 16, 1992
April 5, 2010
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
215,421 Discussions
406,440 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Ambien is prescribed for Insomnia and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Anxiety, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Depression
#4 for Chronic Pain
#5 for Pain Relief
#7 for Back Pain
#8 for Headaches
Oxycontin is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Withdrawal Symptoms, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Amb
Hallucinations
3
Headaches
3
Grogginess
3
Drowsiness
3
Sleep Walking
3
Hangover
3
Nausea
2
Weight Gain
2
Nightmares
2
Dizziness
2
Oxy
Nausea
3
Euphoria
3
Dizziness
1
Paranoia
1
Bloating
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
Hallucinations
1
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Grogginess
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Oxy
3
0
Drowsiness
Amb
Oxy
3
0
Sleep Walking
Amb
Oxy
3
0
Hangover
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Oxy
3
0
Nausea
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Oxy
2
3
Weight Gain
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Oxy
2
0
Nightmares
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Oxy
2
0
Dizziness
Amb
Oxy
2
1
Nausea
Oxy
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3
2
Euphoria
Oxy
Amb
3
0
Dizziness
Oxy
Amb
1
2
Paranoia
Oxy
Amb
1
0
Bloating
Oxy
Amb
1
0
Dry Mouth
Oxy
Amb
1
0
Rash
Oxy
Amb
1
0
Stomach Problems
Oxy
Amb
1
0
Tingling
Oxy
Amb
1
0
Hallucinations
Oxy
Amb
1
3
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Ambien during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Oxycontin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Ambien and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Oxycontin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid or limit grapefruit juice while taking narcotics because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Zolpidem Tartrate
Oxycodone Hcl, Triclosan, Benzoyl Peroxide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ambien and Oxycontin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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