Codeine vs Hydromorphone

Codeine
(Rx)
Hydromorphone
(Rx)
Codeine is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Hydromorphone is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.0
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.1
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
227,921 Discussions
25,509 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Cough
#4 for Headaches
#5 for Pain Relief
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Back Pain
#8 for Cramping
#9 for Diarrhea
Codeine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Severe Pain
Hydromorphone is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cod
Nausea
5
Euphoria
3
Dizziness
2
Stomach Problems
1
Bruise
1
Burning
1
Paranoia
1
Hallucinations
1
Liver Damage
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Hyd
Euphoria
9
Nausea
6
Dizziness
2
Dry Mouth
2
Chronic Pancreatitis
1
Hallucinations
1
Burning
1
Paranoia
1
Impotence
1
PMS
1
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Codeine
Cod
Hydromorphone
Hyd
Nausea
Cod
Hyd
5
6
Euphoria
Cod
Hyd
3
9
Dizziness
Cod
Hyd
2
2
Stomach Problems
Cod
Hyd
1
0
Bruise
Cod
Hyd
1
0
Burning
Cod
Hyd
1
1
Paranoia
Cod
Hyd
1
1
Hallucinations
Cod
Hyd
1
1
Liver Damage
Cod
Hyd
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Cod
Hyd
1
0
Euphoria
Hyd
Cod
9
3
Nausea
Hyd
Cod
6
5
Dizziness
Hyd
Cod
2
2
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Cod
2
0
Chronic Pancreatitis
Hyd
Cod
1
0
Hallucinations
Hyd
Cod
1
1
Burning
Hyd
Cod
1
1
Paranoia
Hyd
Cod
1
1
Impotence
Hyd
Cod
1
0
PMS
Hyd
Cod
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 Codeine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Hydromorphone 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 Codeine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Hydromorphone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 30 mg, 60 mg, 30 mg (Sol), 60 mg (Sol)
Syringe: 15 mg/mL, 30 mg/mL, 60 mg/mL
Solution: 15 mg/5 mL, 60 mg/mL
Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 4 mg, 8 mg, 12 mg, 16 mg, 32 mg
Syringe: 0.5 mg/0.5 mL, 1 mg/mL, 2 mg/mL, 3 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL, 2 mg/mL (1 mL)
Capsule: 12 mg, 16 mg, 24 mg, 32 mg
Solution: 60 mg/30 mL (2 mg/mL), 0.2 mg/mL, 2 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL
: 60 mg/30 mL (2 mg/mL), 110 mg/55 mL (2 mg/mL)
Liquid: 1 mg/mL
Suppository: 3 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Codeine Phosphate
Hydromorphone Hcl, Hydromorphone Hcl/Pf
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Codeine and Hydromorphone: 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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