MS Contin vs Tylenol PM

MS Contin
(Rx)
Tylenol PM
(OTC)
MS Contin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Tylenol PM is a cough & cold medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.9
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.0
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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May 29, 1987
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
24,210 Discussions
52,558 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 Insomnia
#2 for Pain
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Allergy
Tylenol PM is approved for Insomnia and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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
Tyl
Grogginess
7
Drowsiness
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Nightmares
1
Liver Damage
1
Hallucinations
1
Shaking
1
Palpitations
1
Dry Mouth
1
Suicide
1
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Tylenol PM
Tyl
Nausea
MS
Tyl
8
0
Dizziness
MS
Tyl
3
0
Dry Mouth
MS
Tyl
2
1
Burning
MS
Tyl
2
0
Rash
MS
Tyl
1
0
Stomach Problems
MS
Tyl
1
0
Tingling
MS
Tyl
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
MS
Tyl
1
0
Pins And Needles
MS
Tyl
1
0
Nightmares
MS
Tyl
1
1
Grogginess
Tyl
MS
7
0
Drowsiness
Tyl
MS
5
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tyl
MS
5
0
Nightmares
Tyl
MS
1
1
Liver Damage
Tyl
MS
1
0
Hallucinations
Tyl
MS
1
0
Shaking
Tyl
MS
1
0
Palpitations
Tyl
MS
1
0
Dry Mouth
Tyl
MS
1
2
Suicide
Tyl
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.
B Category B
Before taking Tylenol PM 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 Tylenol PM 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
Solution: 25 mg-500 mg/mL
Tablet: 25-500 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol while taking narcotics as it may increase their toxicity.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Morphine Sulfate
Acetaminophen/Diphenhydramine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between MS Contin and Tylenol PM: 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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