Percocet vs Propoxyphene

Percocet
(Rx)
Propoxyphene
(Rx)
Percocet is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="Opioids"opioid/link).
Propoxyphene is a pain relief medication (link kb-display="Opioids"opioid/link).
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Pain
1.8
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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August 31, 1976
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
224,805 Discussions
3,742 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Pain Relief
#3 for Back Pain
#4 for Chronic Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Cramping
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Severe Pain
Percocet is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Severe Pain
Our data suggest that Propoxyphene is taken for Pain, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Per
Addiction
10
Nausea
6
Vomiting
3
Dizziness
2
Drowsiness
1
Euphoria
1
Fainting
1
Weight Loss
1
Blood Clots
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Pro
Nausea
8
Dry Mouth
6
Euphoria
4
Dizziness
4
Suicide
1
Heart Problems
1
Liver Damage
1
Hallucinations
1
Arrythmia
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
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Percocet
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Propoxyphene
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Addiction
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Pro
10
0
Nausea
Per
Pro
6
8
Vomiting
Per
Pro
3
0
Dizziness
Per
Pro
2
4
Drowsiness
Per
Pro
1
0
Euphoria
Per
Pro
1
4
Fainting
Per
Pro
1
0
Weight Loss
Per
Pro
1
0
Blood Clots
Per
Pro
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Per
Pro
1
0
Nausea
Pro
Per
8
6
Dry Mouth
Pro
Per
6
0
Euphoria
Pro
Per
4
1
Dizziness
Pro
Per
4
2
Suicide
Pro
Per
1
0
Heart Problems
Pro
Per
1
0
Liver Damage
Pro
Per
1
0
Hallucinations
Pro
Per
1
0
Arrythmia
Pro
Per
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Pro
Per
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 Percocet during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Not Available
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Percocet and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Propoxyphene and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 2.5-325 mg, 5-325 mg, 7.5-325 mg, 10-325 mg, 500-7.5 mg, 650-10 mg
Capsule: 65 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/Acetaminophen
Propoxyphene Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Percocet and Propoxyphene: 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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