Fentanyl vs Oxymorphone

Fentanyl
(Rx)
Oxymorphone
(Rx)
Fentanyl is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Oxymorphone is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.1
Concern level
1.4
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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October 4, 1993
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
104,487 Discussions
14,634 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Sedation
#5 for Fibromyalgia
#6 for Back Pain
#7 for Severe Pain
Fentanyl 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 Sedation
Oxymorphone is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Fen
Nausea
4
Euphoria
4
Dizziness
1
Rash
1
Hallucinations
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Dry Mouth
1
Coma
1
Paranoia
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Oxy
Euphoria
10
Dizziness
1
Dry Mouth
1
Burning
1
Impotence
1
Paranoia
1
Hallucinations
1
Suicide
1
Tingling
1
Stomach Problems
1
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Fentanyl
Fen
Oxymorphone
Oxy
Nausea
Fen
Oxy
4
0
Euphoria
Fen
Oxy
4
10
Dizziness
Fen
Oxy
1
1
Rash
Fen
Oxy
1
0
Hallucinations
Fen
Oxy
1
1
Low Blood Pressure
Fen
Oxy
1
0
Dry Mouth
Fen
Oxy
1
1
Coma
Fen
Oxy
1
0
Paranoia
Fen
Oxy
1
1
Lack Of Sleep
Fen
Oxy
1
0
Euphoria
Oxy
Fen
10
4
Dizziness
Oxy
Fen
1
1
Dry Mouth
Oxy
Fen
1
1
Burning
Oxy
Fen
1
0
Impotence
Oxy
Fen
1
0
Paranoia
Oxy
Fen
1
1
Hallucinations
Oxy
Fen
1
1
Suicide
Oxy
Fen
1
0
Tingling
Oxy
Fen
1
0
Stomach Problems
Oxy
Fen
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 Fentanyl during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Oxymorphone 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 Fentanyl 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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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Patch: 37.5 mcg/hour, 62.5 mcg/hour, 87.5 mcg/hour, 12 mcg/hr, 25 mcg/hr, 50 mcg/hr, 75 mcg/hr, 100 mcg/hr
Spray: 100 mcg/spray, 200 mcg/spray, 400 mcg/spray, 600 mcg/spray, 800 mcg/spray, 1200 mcg (600 mcg/spray X 2), 1600 mcg (800 mcg/spray X 2)
: 25 mcg/hr, 50 mcg/hr, 75 mcg/hr, 100 mcg/hr
Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg
Solution: 1 mg/mL, 1.5 mg/mL
Suppository: 5 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Avoid alcohol while taking narcotics as it may increase their toxicity.
Ingredients
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Fentanyl , Fentanyl Citrate/Pf , Fentanyl Citrate
Oxymorphone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Fentanyl and Oxymorphone: 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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