Buprenorphine vs Percocet

Buprenorphine
(Rx)
Percocet
(Rx)
Buprenorphine is a pain relief medication and a chemical dependency medication (link kb-display="Opioids"opioid/link).
Percocet is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="Opioids"opioid/link).
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.9
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.8
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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Not Available
August 31, 1976
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
43,891 Discussions
225,046 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Addiction
#3 for Pain
#4 for Depression
#6 for Chronic Pain
#7 for Dependence
Buprenorphine is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Our data suggest that it is taken for Pain and Depression, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Pain Relief
#3 for Back Pain
#4 for Chronic Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Cramping
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Severe Pain
Percocet is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bup
Euphoria
5
Nausea
3
Vomiting
2
Respiratory Depression
1
Dizziness
1
Dry Mouth
1
Itching
1
Restlessness
1
Dysphoria
1
Paranoia
1
Per
Addiction
10
Nausea
6
Vomiting
3
Dizziness
2
Drowsiness
1
Euphoria
1
Fainting
1
Weight Loss
1
Blood Clots
1
Shortness of Breath
1
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Buprenorphine
Bup
Percocet
Per
Euphoria
Bup
Per
5
1
Nausea
Bup
Per
3
6
Vomiting
Bup
Per
2
3
Respiratory Depression
Bup
Per
1
0
Dizziness
Bup
Per
1
2
Dry Mouth
Bup
Per
1
0
Itching
Bup
Per
1
0
Restlessness
Bup
Per
1
0
Dysphoria
Bup
Per
1
0
Paranoia
Bup
Per
1
0
Addiction
Per
Bup
10
0
Nausea
Per
Bup
6
3
Vomiting
Per
Bup
3
2
Dizziness
Per
Bup
2
1
Drowsiness
Per
Bup
1
0
Euphoria
Per
Bup
1
5
Fainting
Per
Bup
1
0
Weight Loss
Per
Bup
1
0
Blood Clots
Per
Bup
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Per
Bup
1
0
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 Buprenorphine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Percocet 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 Buprenorphine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Percocet and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Oral Film, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Film: 75 mcg, 150 mcg, 300 mcg, 450 mcg, 600 mcg, 750 mcg, 900 mcg
Solution: 0.3 mg/mL, 0.324 mg/mL
Tablet: 2 mg, 8 mg
Syringe: 0.3 mg/mL
Tablet: 2.5-325 mg, 5-325 mg, 7.5-325 mg, 10-325 mg, 500-7.5 mg, 650-10 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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Buprenorphine
Oxycodone Hcl/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Buprenorphine and Percocet: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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