MS Contin vs Roxanol

MS Contin
(Rx)
Roxanol
(Rx)
MS Contin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Roxanol is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.9
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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May 29, 1987
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
24,200 Discussions
681 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
Roxanol is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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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
Rox
Nausea
6
Trouble Swallowing
3
Euphoria
3
Blisters
3
Gagging
2
Coma
1
Hallucinations
1
COPD
1
Nausea and Vomiting
1
Sore Throat
1
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MS Contin
MS
Roxanol
Rox
Nausea
MS
Rox
8
6
Dizziness
MS
Rox
3
0
Dry Mouth
MS
Rox
2
0
Burning
MS
Rox
2
0
Rash
MS
Rox
1
0
Stomach Problems
MS
Rox
1
0
Tingling
MS
Rox
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
MS
Rox
1
0
Pins And Needles
MS
Rox
1
0
Nightmares
MS
Rox
1
0
Nausea
Rox
MS
6
8
Trouble Swallowing
Rox
MS
3
0
Euphoria
Rox
MS
3
0
Blisters
Rox
MS
3
0
Gagging
Rox
MS
2
0
Coma
Rox
MS
1
0
Hallucinations
Rox
MS
1
0
COPD
Rox
MS
1
0
Nausea and Vomiting
Rox
MS
1
0
Sore Throat
Rox
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 Roxanol 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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Tablet: 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg
Suppository: 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg
Solution: 20 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 30 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 MS Contin and Roxanol: 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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