Meloxicam vs Oxycontin

Meloxicam
(Rx)
Oxycontin
(Rx)
Meloxicam is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="NSAIDs"NSAID/link).
Oxycontin is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="Opioids"opioid/link).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.8
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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July 19, 2006
April 5, 2010
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,680 Discussions
408,272 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for Joint Pain
#4 for OA
Meloxicam is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Depression
#4 for Chronic Pain
#5 for Pain Relief
#7 for Back Pain
#8 for Headaches
Oxycontin is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Withdrawal Symptoms, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mel
Nausea
9
Dizziness
6
Fever
5
Weight Gain
4
Bleeding
4
Stomach Problems
4
Stomach Irritation
4
High Blood Pressure
3
Weight Loss
3
Drowsiness
3
Oxy
Nausea
5
Euphoria
4
Dizziness
1
Paranoia
1
Bloating
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
Hallucinations
1
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Meloxicam
Mel
Oxycontin
Oxy
Nausea
Mel
Oxy
9
5
Dizziness
Mel
Oxy
6
1
Fever
Mel
Oxy
5
0
Weight Gain
Mel
Oxy
4
0
Bleeding
Mel
Oxy
4
0
Stomach Problems
Mel
Oxy
4
1
Stomach Irritation
Mel
Oxy
4
0
High Blood Pressure
Mel
Oxy
3
0
Weight Loss
Mel
Oxy
3
0
Drowsiness
Mel
Oxy
3
0
Nausea
Oxy
Mel
5
9
Euphoria
Oxy
Mel
4
0
Dizziness
Oxy
Mel
1
6
Paranoia
Oxy
Mel
1
0
Bloating
Oxy
Mel
1
0
Dry Mouth
Oxy
Mel
1
0
Rash
Oxy
Mel
1
0
Stomach Problems
Oxy
Mel
1
4
Tingling
Oxy
Mel
1
0
Hallucinations
Oxy
Mel
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 Oxycontin 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 Meloxicam and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Oxycontin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 7.5 mg, 15 mg
Suspension: 7.5 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid or limit grapefruit juice while taking narcotics because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Meloxicam
Oxycodone Hcl, Triclosan, Benzoyl Peroxide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Meloxicam and Oxycontin: 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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