Exalgo vs Oxycodone

Exalgo
(Rx)
Oxycodone
(Rx)
Exalgo is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Oxycodone is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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March 1, 2010
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,569 Discussions
192,457 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
#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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Exa
Dizziness
4
Dry Mouth
3
Euphoria
2
Lack Of Sleep
1
Stomach Problems
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Rash
1
Suicide
1
Burning
1
Nightmares
1
Oxy
Nausea
7
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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Dry Mouth
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Oxy
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Euphoria
Exa
Oxy
2
5
Lack Of Sleep
Exa
Oxy
1
0
Stomach Problems
Exa
Oxy
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Exa
Oxy
1
0
Rash
Exa
Oxy
1
1
Suicide
Exa
Oxy
1
0
Burning
Exa
Oxy
1
0
Nightmares
Exa
Oxy
1
0
Nausea
Oxy
Exa
7
0
Euphoria
Oxy
Exa
5
2
Dizziness
Oxy
Exa
3
4
Hallucinations
Oxy
Exa
1
0
Paranoia
Oxy
Exa
1
0
Rash
Oxy
Exa
1
1
Blood Clots
Oxy
Exa
1
0
Mood Swings
Oxy
Exa
1
0
Sneezing
Oxy
Exa
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Oxy
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 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 Exalgo and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Oxycodone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
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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Hydromorphone Hcl
Oxycodone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Exalgo 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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5 backsurgeries 2 16' rods back there. a hip replacement
Rob
February 17, 2014
Exalgo is very strong but it takes a few days to get up to full strength in the body. I take 2 oxycodone 10mg every 4 hours but after being prescribed exalgo 16mg I just take one in the morning and I'm good all day. Only need the oxy when break through pain gets tough.
Rob
February 17, 2014
16' rods??? wow, you must be an avatar creature to have 16 foot rods in your spine.

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