Demerol vs Percocet

Demerol
(Rx)
Percocet
(Rx)
Demerol is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Percocet is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.2
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.8
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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November 10, 1942
August 31, 1976
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
34,295 Discussions
224,443 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 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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Dem
Contractions
4
Euphoria
2
Dizziness
1
Hallucinations
1
Burning
1
Blood Clots
1
Rash
1
Serotonin Syndrome
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Nausea and Vomiting
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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Demerol
Dem
Percocet
Per
Contractions
Dem
Per
4
0
Euphoria
Dem
Per
2
1
Dizziness
Dem
Per
1
2
Hallucinations
Dem
Per
1
0
Burning
Dem
Per
1
0
Blood Clots
Dem
Per
1
1
Rash
Dem
Per
1
0
Serotonin Syndrome
Dem
Per
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Dem
Per
1
0
Nausea and Vomiting
Dem
Per
1
0
Addiction
Per
Dem
10
0
Nausea
Per
Dem
6
0
Vomiting
Per
Dem
3
0
Dizziness
Per
Dem
2
1
Drowsiness
Per
Dem
1
0
Euphoria
Per
Dem
1
2
Fainting
Per
Dem
1
0
Weight Loss
Per
Dem
1
0
Blood Clots
Per
Dem
1
1
Shortness of Breath
Per
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 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 Demerol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Percocet 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: 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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Meperidine Hcl , Meperidine Hcl/Pf
Oxycodone Hcl/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Demerol and Percocet: 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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