Nucynta vs Oxycontin

Nucynta
(Rx)
Oxycontin
(Rx)
Nucynta is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Oxycontin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.3
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.8
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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November 20, 2008
April 5, 2010
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
6,429 Discussions
406,902 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Chronic Pain
#3 for Severe Pain
Nucynta 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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Nuc
Nausea
9
Dizziness
4
Hallucinations
3
Serotonin Syndrome
2
Dry Mouth
2
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
Sleep Disorders
1
Palpitations
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Oxy
Nausea
3
Euphoria
3
Dizziness
1
Paranoia
1
Bloating
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
Hallucinations
1
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Nucynta
Nuc
Oxycontin
Oxy
Nausea
Nuc
Oxy
9
3
Dizziness
Nuc
Oxy
4
1
Hallucinations
Nuc
Oxy
3
1
Serotonin Syndrome
Nuc
Oxy
2
0
Dry Mouth
Nuc
Oxy
2
1
Stomach Problems
Nuc
Oxy
1
1
Diabetes
Nuc
Oxy
1
0
Sleep Disorders
Nuc
Oxy
1
0
Palpitations
Nuc
Oxy
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Nuc
Oxy
1
0
Nausea
Oxy
Nuc
3
9
Euphoria
Oxy
Nuc
3
0
Dizziness
Oxy
Nuc
1
4
Paranoia
Oxy
Nuc
1
0
Bloating
Oxy
Nuc
1
0
Dry Mouth
Oxy
Nuc
1
2
Rash
Oxy
Nuc
1
0
Stomach Problems
Oxy
Nuc
1
1
Tingling
Oxy
Nuc
1
0
Hallucinations
Oxy
Nuc
1
3
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 Nucynta 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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When taken with alcohol a rapid relaese of the drug might occur and may be potentially deadly.
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: 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg
Tablet: 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol while taking narcotics as it may increase their toxicity.
Avoid or limit grapefruit juice while taking narcotics because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Tapentadol Hydrochloride
Oxycodone Hcl, Triclosan, Benzoyl Peroxide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Nucynta 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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