Exalgo vs MS Contin

Exalgo
(Rx)
MS Contin
(Rx)
Exalgo is a pain relief medication (opioid).
MS Contin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.9
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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March 1, 2010
May 29, 1987
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,569 Discussions
24,210 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Migraines
#5 for Severe Pain
Exalgo is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#4 for Chronic Pain
#5 for Pain Relief
#6 for Fibromyalgia
#7 for Back Pain
#8 for Nerve Pain
#9 for Severe Pain
#10 for Herniated Disc
#11 for Migraines
MS Contin is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Exa
Dizziness
4
Dry Mouth
3
Euphoria
2
Lack Of Sleep
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Stomach Problems
1
Suicide
1
Rash
1
Burning
1
Tingling
1
MS
Nausea
6
Dizziness
2
Dry Mouth
1
Burning
1
Rash
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Pins And Needles
1
Nightmares
1
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Dizziness
Exa
MS
4
2
Dry Mouth
Exa
MS
3
1
Euphoria
Exa
MS
2
0
Lack Of Sleep
Exa
MS
1
1
Sleep Disorders
Exa
MS
1
0
Stomach Problems
Exa
MS
1
1
Suicide
Exa
MS
1
0
Rash
Exa
MS
1
1
Burning
Exa
MS
1
1
Tingling
Exa
MS
1
1
Nausea
MS
Exa
6
0
Dizziness
MS
Exa
2
4
Dry Mouth
MS
Exa
1
3
Burning
MS
Exa
1
1
Rash
MS
Exa
1
1
Stomach Problems
MS
Exa
1
1
Tingling
MS
Exa
1
1
Lack Of Sleep
MS
Exa
1
1
Pins And Needles
MS
Exa
1
0
Nightmares
MS
Exa
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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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking MS Contin 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 Exalgo and alcohol.
When taken with alcohol a rapid relaese of the drug might occur and may be potentially deadly.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid alcohol while taking narcotics as it may increase their toxicity.
Ingredients
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Hydromorphone Hcl
Morphine Sulfate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Exalgo and MS Contin: 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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