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Oxycodone vs Hydromorphone Hydrochloride for a male patient aged 81

Summary: 1,663 male patients aged 81 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Oxycodone vs Hydromorphone Hydrochloride for a male aged 81. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Oxycodone (latest outcomes from 27,307 users) has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Hydromorphone hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,305 users) has active ingredients of hydromorphone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

On Apr, 6, 2015: 1,663 male patients aged 79 who take the same drugs are studied in Oxycodone vs Hydromorphone Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male79Pain In Limb

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Oxycodone oxycodone hydrochloridenot specified
Hydromorphone Hydrochloride hydromorphone hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 79 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
OxycodoneHydromorphone Hydrochloride
PneumoniaDehydration
Confusional StatePneumonia
NauseaHypotension
DehydrationFatigue
AstheniaConfusional State
PainAnaemia
ConstipationPleural Effusion
SomnolenceAsthenia
VomitingNeutropenia
DiarrhoeaDyspnoea

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
OxycodoneHydromorphone Hydrochloride
NauseaTonic Seizures
Vomiting
Fatigue
Lightheadedness - Fainting
Mental Status Changes
Sweating Fever
Constipation
Drowsiness
Nerve Compression
Night Sweats

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Oxycodone0.00%16.67%62.50%16.67%4.17%
Hydromorphone Hydrochloride0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Oxycodone (oxycodone hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Hydromorphone Hydrochloride (hydromorphone hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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