Oxycontin vs Wellbutrin XL

Oxycontin
(Rx)
Wellbutrin XL
(Rx)
Oxycontin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Wellbutrin XL is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
1.8
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Depression
1.9
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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April 5, 2010
August 29, 2003
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
406,318 Discussions
17,042 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 Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Tiredness
#4 for Weight Loss
#7 for ADHD
#8 for Panic Attacks
#9 for Smoking
#10 for ADD
#12 for Mood Swings
#13 for OCD
#15 for Panic
#16 for Addiction
#17 for Migraines
#18 for Social Anxiety
Wellbutrin XL is prescribed for Depression and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety and Tiredness, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Oxy
Nausea
5
Euphoria
5
Dizziness
1
Paranoia
1
Bloating
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
Hallucinations
1
Wel
Nausea
8
Seizures
8
Dizziness
6
Loss of Appetite
3
Suicidal Thoughts
2
Dry Mouth
2
Paranoia
2
Tinnitus
2
Itching
2
Rash
2
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Oxycontin
Oxy
Wellbutrin XL
Wel
Nausea
Oxy
Wel
5
8
Euphoria
Oxy
Wel
5
0
Dizziness
Oxy
Wel
1
6
Paranoia
Oxy
Wel
1
2
Bloating
Oxy
Wel
1
0
Dry Mouth
Oxy
Wel
1
2
Rash
Oxy
Wel
1
2
Stomach Problems
Oxy
Wel
1
0
Tingling
Oxy
Wel
1
0
Hallucinations
Oxy
Wel
1
0
Nausea
Wel
Oxy
8
5
Seizures
Wel
Oxy
8
0
Dizziness
Wel
Oxy
6
1
Loss of Appetite
Wel
Oxy
3
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Wel
Oxy
2
0
Dry Mouth
Wel
Oxy
2
1
Paranoia
Wel
Oxy
2
1
Tinnitus
Wel
Oxy
2
0
Itching
Wel
Oxy
2
0
Rash
Wel
Oxy
2
1
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.
C Category C
Before taking Wellbutrin XL 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 Oxycontin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Wellbutrin XL and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg
Tablet: 150 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid or limit grapefruit juice while taking narcotics because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Oxycodone Hcl , Triclosan , Benzoyl Peroxide
Bupropion Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Oxycontin and Wellbutrin XL: 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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