Excedrin vs Oxycodone

Excedrin
(OTC)
Oxycodone
(Rx)
Excedrin is a pain relief medication.
Oxycodone is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.9
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
27,022 Discussions
192,717 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Headaches
#2 for Migraines
#3 for Pain
#5 for Cramping
#6 for Back Pain
#7 for Pain Relief
Excedrin is approved for Headaches, Migraines and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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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Exc
Addiction
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
6
Drowsiness
1
Palpitations
1
Liver Damage
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Melancholy
1
Blindness
1
Unconscious
1
Tinnitus
1
Oxy
Nausea
9
Euphoria
7
Dizziness
4
Hallucinations
1
Paranoia
1
Rash
1
Blood Clots
1
Mood Swings
1
Sneezing
1
Suicidal behavior
1
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Excedrin
Exc
Oxycodone
Oxy
Addiction
Exc
Oxy
6
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Exc
Oxy
6
0
Drowsiness
Exc
Oxy
1
0
Palpitations
Exc
Oxy
1
0
Liver Damage
Exc
Oxy
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Exc
Oxy
1
0
Melancholy
Exc
Oxy
1
0
Blindness
Exc
Oxy
1
0
Unconscious
Exc
Oxy
1
0
Tinnitus
Exc
Oxy
1
0
Nausea
Oxy
Exc
9
0
Euphoria
Oxy
Exc
7
0
Dizziness
Oxy
Exc
4
0
Hallucinations
Oxy
Exc
1
0
Paranoia
Oxy
Exc
1
0
Rash
Oxy
Exc
1
0
Blood Clots
Oxy
Exc
1
0
Mood Swings
Oxy
Exc
1
0
Sneezing
Oxy
Exc
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Oxy
Exc
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 Excedrin 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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Acetaminophen/Caffeine , Acetaminophen , Dextromethorphan Hbr/P-Ephed Hcl/Acetaminophen/Chlorphenir
Oxycodone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Excedrin 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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