Codeine vs Temgesic

Codeine
(Rx)
Temgesic
(Rx)
Codeine is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Temgesic is a chemical dependency medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.0
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
227,567 Discussions
2,174 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 Addiction
#4 for Depression
#5 for Chronic Pain
#7 for Severe Pain
#8 for Dependence
Our data suggest that Temgesic is taken for Pain, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cod
Nausea
8
Euphoria
5
Dizziness
3
Stomach Problems
1
Bruise
1
Burning
1
Paranoia
1
Hallucinations
1
Liver Damage
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Tem
Euphoria
6
Nausea
5
Vomiting
4
Itching
3
RLS
3
Arthritis
2
Dizziness
2
Drowsiness
2
Blisters
2
Respiratory Depression
2
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Codeine
Cod
Temgesic
Tem
Nausea
Cod
Tem
8
5
Euphoria
Cod
Tem
5
6
Dizziness
Cod
Tem
3
2
Stomach Problems
Cod
Tem
1
0
Bruise
Cod
Tem
1
0
Burning
Cod
Tem
1
0
Paranoia
Cod
Tem
1
0
Hallucinations
Cod
Tem
1
0
Liver Damage
Cod
Tem
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Cod
Tem
1
0
Euphoria
Tem
Cod
6
5
Nausea
Tem
Cod
5
8
Vomiting
Tem
Cod
4
0
Itching
Tem
Cod
3
0
RLS
Tem
Cod
3
0
Arthritis
Tem
Cod
2
0
Dizziness
Tem
Cod
2
3
Drowsiness
Tem
Cod
2
0
Blisters
Tem
Cod
2
0
Respiratory Depression
Tem
Cod
2
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.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Codeine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Temgesic and alcohol.
Method of use
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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
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Codeine Phosphate
Buprenorphine, Buprenorphine Hcl/Naloxone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Codeine and Temgesic: 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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