Norco vs Oxycontin

Norco
(Rx)
Oxycontin
(Rx)
Norco is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Oxycontin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.7
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.8
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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February 14, 1997
April 5, 2010
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
45,149 Discussions
406,853 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Depression
#5 for Pain Relief
#6 for Back Pain
#7 for Headaches
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#10 for Migraines
#11 for Severe Pain
#12 for Arthritis
#13 for Herniated Disc
#14 for Discomfort
#15 for Cramping
#16 for Leg Pain
Norco 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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Nor
Restlessness
1
Tingling
1
Weight Loss
1
Shaking
1
Blood Clots
1
Opioid Dependence
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Suicide
1
Mood Swings
1
Heart Attack
1
Oxy
Nausea
2
Euphoria
2
Dizziness
1
Paranoia
1
Bloating
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
Hallucinations
1
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Norco
Nor
Oxycontin
Oxy
Restlessness
Nor
Oxy
1
0
Tingling
Nor
Oxy
1
1
Weight Loss
Nor
Oxy
1
0
Shaking
Nor
Oxy
1
0
Blood Clots
Nor
Oxy
1
0
Opioid Dependence
Nor
Oxy
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Nor
Oxy
1
0
Suicide
Nor
Oxy
1
0
Mood Swings
Nor
Oxy
1
0
Heart Attack
Nor
Oxy
1
0
Nausea
Oxy
Nor
2
0
Euphoria
Oxy
Nor
2
0
Dizziness
Oxy
Nor
1
0
Paranoia
Oxy
Nor
1
0
Bloating
Oxy
Nor
1
0
Dry Mouth
Oxy
Nor
1
0
Rash
Oxy
Nor
1
0
Stomach Problems
Oxy
Nor
1
0
Tingling
Oxy
Nor
1
1
Hallucinations
Oxy
Nor
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 Norco during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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 Norco 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: 5-325 mg, 7.5-325 mg, 10-325 mg, 325-7.5 mg
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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Hydrocodone Bit/Acetaminophen
Oxycodone Hcl, Triclosan, Benzoyl Peroxide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Norco 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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