Kadian vs MS Contin

Kadian
(Rx)
MS Contin
(Rx)
Kadian is a pain relief medication (opioid).
MS Contin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.5
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.9
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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July 3, 1996
May 29, 1987
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
6,325 Discussions
24,217 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#4 for Chronic Pain
#5 for Pain Relief
#7 for Fibromyalgia
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Nerve Pain
#10 for Severe Pain
#11 for Herniated Disc
#12 for Migraines
Kadian 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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Kad
Nausea
6
Euphoria
3
Chronic Pancreatitis
3
Dizziness
2
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Diabetes
1
Paranoia
1
Tingling
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
MS
Nausea
8
Dizziness
3
Dry Mouth
2
Burning
2
Rash
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Pins And Needles
1
Nightmares
1
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Kadian
Kad
MS Contin
MS
Nausea
Kad
MS
6
8
Euphoria
Kad
MS
3
0
Chronic Pancreatitis
Kad
MS
3
0
Dizziness
Kad
MS
2
3
Dry Mouth
Kad
MS
1
2
Rash
Kad
MS
1
1
Diabetes
Kad
MS
1
0
Paranoia
Kad
MS
1
0
Tingling
Kad
MS
1
1
Lack Of Sleep
Kad
MS
1
1
Nausea
MS
Kad
8
6
Dizziness
MS
Kad
3
2
Dry Mouth
MS
Kad
2
1
Burning
MS
Kad
2
0
Rash
MS
Kad
1
1
Stomach Problems
MS
Kad
1
0
Tingling
MS
Kad
1
1
Lack Of Sleep
MS
Kad
1
1
Pins And Needles
MS
Kad
1
0
Nightmares
MS
Kad
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 Kadian during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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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When taken with alcohol a rapid relaese of the drug might occur and may be potentially deadly.
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
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 50 mg, 60 mg, 70 mg, 80 mg, 100 mg, 130 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Tablet: 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol while taking narcotics as it may increase their toxicity.
Avoid alcohol while taking narcotics as it may increase their toxicity.
Ingredients
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Morphine Sulfate
Morphine Sulfate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Kadian 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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