Butrans vs Oxycodone

Butrans
(Rx)
Oxycodone
(Rx)
Butrans is a chemical dependency medication.
Oxycodone is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.3
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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June 30, 2010
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,191 Discussions
192,620 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Addiction
#5 for Depression
#6 for Severe Pain
Our data suggest that Butrans is taken for Pain, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Headaches
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Severe Pain
#7 for Nerve Pain
Oxycodone is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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But
Itching
9
Nausea
8
Migraines
7
Drowsiness
5
Dizziness
5
Rash
4
Vomiting
3
Burning
3
Blisters
2
Sciatica
2
Oxy
Nausea
9
Euphoria
7
Dizziness
4
Hallucinations
1
Paranoia
1
Rash
1
Blood Clots
1
Mood Swings
1
Sneezing
1
Suicidal behavior
1
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Butrans
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Oxycodone
Oxy
Itching
But
Oxy
9
0
Nausea
But
Oxy
8
9
Migraines
But
Oxy
7
0
Drowsiness
But
Oxy
5
0
Dizziness
But
Oxy
5
4
Rash
But
Oxy
4
1
Vomiting
But
Oxy
3
0
Burning
But
Oxy
3
0
Blisters
But
Oxy
2
0
Sciatica
But
Oxy
2
0
Nausea
Oxy
But
9
8
Euphoria
Oxy
But
7
0
Dizziness
Oxy
But
4
5
Hallucinations
Oxy
But
1
0
Paranoia
Oxy
But
1
0
Rash
Oxy
But
1
4
Blood Clots
Oxy
But
1
0
Mood Swings
Oxy
But
1
0
Sneezing
Oxy
But
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Oxy
But
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 Butrans during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Oxycodone 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 Butrans and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Oxycodone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Transdermal Patch
Pill
Dosages
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Patch: 5 mcg/hour, 7.5 mcg/hour, 10 mcg/hour, 15 mcg/hour, 20 mcg/hour
Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg
Concentrate: 20 mg/mL, 20 mg/mL (1 mL)
Capsule: 5 mg
Solution: 5 mg/5 mL
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
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Butrans and Oxycodone: Severe 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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