Morphine vs Tapentadol

Morphine
(Rx)
Tapentadol
(Rx)
Morphine is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Tapentadol is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.0
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
492,990 Discussions
1,845 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Pain Relief
#4 for Chronic Pain
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Severe Pain
Morphine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Chronic Pain
#3 for Severe Pain
#4 for Acute Pain
Tapentadol is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mor
Nausea
5
Euphoria
2
Dizziness
1
Hallucinations
1
Blood Clots
1
Coma
1
Spotting
1
Trauma
1
Paranoia
1
Bloating
1
Tap
Euphoria
9
Nausea
9
Dizziness
6
Serotonin Syndrome
4
Hallucinations
3
Dry Mouth
3
Diabetes
1
Tingling
1
Delirium
1
Stomach Problems
1
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Morphine
Mor
Tapentadol
Tap
Nausea
Mor
Tap
5
9
Euphoria
Mor
Tap
2
9
Dizziness
Mor
Tap
1
6
Hallucinations
Mor
Tap
1
3
Blood Clots
Mor
Tap
1
0
Coma
Mor
Tap
1
0
Spotting
Mor
Tap
1
0
Trauma
Mor
Tap
1
0
Paranoia
Mor
Tap
1
0
Bloating
Mor
Tap
1
0
Euphoria
Tap
Mor
9
2
Nausea
Tap
Mor
9
5
Dizziness
Tap
Mor
6
1
Serotonin Syndrome
Tap
Mor
4
0
Hallucinations
Tap
Mor
3
1
Dry Mouth
Tap
Mor
3
0
Diabetes
Tap
Mor
1
0
Tingling
Tap
Mor
1
0
Delirium
Tap
Mor
1
0
Stomach Problems
Tap
Mor
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 Morphine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tapentadol 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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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 45 mg, 50 mg, 60 mg, 70 mg, 75 mg, 80 mg, 90 mg, 100 mg, 120 mg, 130 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 20 mg/24hr, 50 mg/24hr, 100 mg/24hr
Solution: 250 mg/10 mL, 100 mg/4 mL, 10 mg/5 mL, 20 mg/5 mL, 0.5 mg/mL, 1 mg/mL, 2 mg/mL, 3 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL, 5 mg/mL, 8 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL, 15 mg/mL, 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL, 1 mg/mL (PF)
Tablet: 10 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 15 mg/12hr, 30 mg/12hr, 60 mg/12hr, 100 mg/12hr, 200 mg/12hr
Syringe: 10 mg/10 mL (1 mg/mL), 1 mg/mL, 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL, 5 mg/mL, 8 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL, 15 mg/mL, 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Cartridge: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL, 8 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL, 15 mg/mL
Suppository: 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg
: 30 mg/30 mL (1 mg/mL)
Concentrate: 100 mg/5 mL
Injector: 10 mg/0.7 mL
Tablet: 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 250 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
Tapentadol Hydrochloride
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Morphine and Tapentadol: 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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