Oxycontin vs Valium

Oxycontin
(Rx)
Valium
(Rx)
Oxycontin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Valium is an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Withdrawal Symptoms
2.1
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Withdrawal Symptoms
2.6
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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April 5, 2010
November 15, 1963
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
406,318 Discussions
377,048 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Panic Attacks
#6 for Spasms
#7 for Seizures
#8 for Panic
#9 for Sedation
#10 for Headaches
#11 for Dizziness
Valium is prescribed for Anxiety, Withdrawal Symptoms, Insomnia and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Oxy
Nausea
7
Euphoria
7
Dizziness
2
Paranoia
1
Bloating
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
Hallucinations
1
Val
Weakness
4
Euphoria
3
Weight Gain
3
Weight Loss
2
Nightmares
1
Blisters
1
Dry Mouth
1
Impotence
1
Derealization
1
Blurred Vision
1
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Oxycontin
Oxy
Valium
Val
Nausea
Oxy
Val
7
0
Euphoria
Oxy
Val
7
3
Dizziness
Oxy
Val
2
0
Paranoia
Oxy
Val
1
0
Bloating
Oxy
Val
1
0
Dry Mouth
Oxy
Val
1
1
Rash
Oxy
Val
1
0
Stomach Problems
Oxy
Val
1
0
Tingling
Oxy
Val
1
0
Hallucinations
Oxy
Val
1
0
Weakness
Val
Oxy
4
0
Euphoria
Val
Oxy
3
7
Weight Gain
Val
Oxy
3
0
Weight Loss
Val
Oxy
2
0
Nightmares
Val
Oxy
1
0
Blisters
Val
Oxy
1
0
Dry Mouth
Val
Oxy
1
1
Impotence
Val
Oxy
1
0
Derealization
Val
Oxy
1
0
Blurred Vision
Val
Oxy
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.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Oxycontin and alcohol.
Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg
Tablet: 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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Avoid or limit grapefruit juice while taking narcotics because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.)., Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Oxycodone Hcl , Triclosan , Benzoyl Peroxide
Diazepam
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Oxycontin and Valium: 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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