Demerol vs Oxycodone

Demerol
(Rx)
Oxycodone
(Rx)
Demerol is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="Opioids"opioid/link).
Oxycodone is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="Opioids"opioid/link).
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.2
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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November 10, 1942
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
34,655 Discussions
193,213 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Migraines
#3 for Colonoscopy
#4 for Sedation
#5 for Severe Pain
#6 for Sedative
Demerol 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 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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Dem
Contractions
5
Euphoria
2
Dizziness
2
Hallucinations
1
Burning
1
Blood Clots
1
Rash
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Amnesia
1
Oxy
Nausea
6
Euphoria
5
Dizziness
3
Hallucinations
1
Paranoia
1
Rash
1
Blood Clots
1
Mood Swings
1
Sneezing
1
Suicidal behavior
1
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Demerol
Dem
Oxycodone
Oxy
Contractions
Dem
Oxy
5
0
Euphoria
Dem
Oxy
2
5
Dizziness
Dem
Oxy
2
3
Hallucinations
Dem
Oxy
1
1
Burning
Dem
Oxy
1
0
Blood Clots
Dem
Oxy
1
1
Rash
Dem
Oxy
1
1
Serotonin Syndrome
Dem
Oxy
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Dem
Oxy
1
0
Amnesia
Dem
Oxy
1
0
Nausea
Oxy
Dem
6
0
Euphoria
Oxy
Dem
5
2
Dizziness
Oxy
Dem
3
2
Hallucinations
Oxy
Dem
1
1
Paranoia
Oxy
Dem
1
0
Rash
Oxy
Dem
1
1
Blood Clots
Oxy
Dem
1
1
Mood Swings
Oxy
Dem
1
0
Sneezing
Oxy
Dem
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Oxy
Dem
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 Demerol 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 Demerol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Oxycodone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 75 mg/1.5 mL, 50 mg/5 mL, 50 mg/mL, 100 mg/mL
Syringe: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL, 75 mg/mL, 100 mg/mL
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg
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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Meperidine Hcl , Meperidine Hcl/Pf
Oxycodone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Demerol and Oxycodone: 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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