MS Contin vs Percocet

MS Contin
(Rx)
Percocet
(Rx)
MS Contin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Percocet is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.9
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.8
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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May 29, 1987
August 31, 1976
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
24,204 Discussions
224,485 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Pain Relief
#3 for Back Pain
#4 for Chronic Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Cramping
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Severe Pain
Percocet is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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MS
Nausea
4
Dizziness
2
Dry Mouth
1
Burning
1
Rash
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Pins And Needles
1
Nightmares
1
Per
Addiction
10
Nausea
6
Vomiting
3
Dizziness
2
Drowsiness
1
Euphoria
1
Fainting
1
Weight Loss
1
Blood Clots
1
Shortness of Breath
1
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Percocet
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Nausea
MS
Per
4
6
Dizziness
MS
Per
2
2
Dry Mouth
MS
Per
1
0
Burning
MS
Per
1
0
Rash
MS
Per
1
0
Stomach Problems
MS
Per
1
0
Tingling
MS
Per
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
MS
Per
1
0
Pins And Needles
MS
Per
1
0
Nightmares
MS
Per
1
0
Addiction
Per
MS
10
0
Nausea
Per
MS
6
4
Vomiting
Per
MS
3
0
Dizziness
Per
MS
2
2
Drowsiness
Per
MS
1
0
Euphoria
Per
MS
1
0
Fainting
Per
MS
1
0
Weight Loss
Per
MS
1
0
Blood Clots
Per
MS
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Per
MS
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 MS Contin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Percocet 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.
There may be a negative interaction between Percocet and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg
Tablet: 2.5-325 mg, 5-325 mg, 7.5-325 mg, 10-325 mg, 500-7.5 mg, 650-10 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol while taking narcotics as it may increase their toxicity.
Avoid or limit grapefruit juice while taking narcotics because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Morphine Sulfate
Oxycodone Hcl/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between MS Contin and Percocet: 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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