Fentanyl vs Vicodin

Fentanyl
(Rx)
Vicodin
(Rx)
Fentanyl is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="Opioids"opioid/link).
Vicodin is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="Opioids"opioid/link).
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.1
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.9
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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October 4, 1993
January 7, 1983
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
104,700 Discussions
289,931 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
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Depression
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Pain Relief
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for Cramping
#11 for Discomfort
#12 for Severe Pain
Vicodin is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Fen
Nausea
3
Euphoria
2
Dizziness
1
Rash
1
Hallucinations
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Dry Mouth
1
Coma
1
Paranoia
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Vic
Addiction
10
Nausea
4
Vomiting
2
Dizziness
1
Euphoria
1
Drowsiness
1
Weight Loss
1
Fainting
1
Liver Damage
1
Restlessness
1
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Fentanyl
Fen
Vicodin
Vic
Nausea
Fen
Vic
3
4
Euphoria
Fen
Vic
2
1
Dizziness
Fen
Vic
1
1
Rash
Fen
Vic
1
0
Hallucinations
Fen
Vic
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Fen
Vic
1
0
Dry Mouth
Fen
Vic
1
0
Coma
Fen
Vic
1
0
Paranoia
Fen
Vic
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
Fen
Vic
1
0
Addiction
Vic
Fen
10
0
Nausea
Vic
Fen
4
3
Vomiting
Vic
Fen
2
0
Dizziness
Vic
Fen
1
1
Euphoria
Vic
Fen
1
2
Drowsiness
Vic
Fen
1
0
Weight Loss
Vic
Fen
1
0
Fainting
Vic
Fen
1
0
Liver Damage
Vic
Fen
1
0
Restlessness
Vic
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 Vicodin 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.
There may be a negative interaction between Vicodin and alcohol.
Method of use
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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: 5-500 mg, 7.5-750 mg, 10-300 mg, 200-7.5 mg, 500-5 mg, 660-10 mg, 750-7.5 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fentanyl , Fentanyl Citrate/Pf , Fentanyl Citrate
Hydrocodone Bit/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Fentanyl and Vicodin: 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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