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Duragesic-100 vs Ms Contin, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 68

This is personalized comparison of Duragesic-100 vs Ms Contin for a female aged 68. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

On Apr, 3, 2014: 6,603 female patients aged 67 who take the drugs are studied in Duragesic-100 vs Ms Contin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female67Neuropathy Peripheral

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Duragesic-100 fentanylnot specified
Ms Contin morphine sulfatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 67 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Duragesic-100Ms Contin
Fatigue11.74%12.80%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Duragesic-100Ms Contin
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PainPain
VomitingPyrexia (fever)
FallAsthenia (weakness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fall
Asthenia (weakness)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vomiting
DeathDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Back PainHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Anaemia (lack of blood)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Duragesic-100Ms Contin
DeathNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
AnxietyVomiting
Bacterial InfectionHypophagia (reduced food intake)
PainConstipation
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)Dizziness
VomitingFemur Fracture
Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))Fall
Joint Abscess (pus in joints due to infection)Haematocrit Decreased
Therapeutic Response Decreased (less preventive response)Metastases To Meninges (cancer spreads to meninges)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Duragesic-1000.00%27.59%31.03%34.48%6.90%
Ms Contin3.26%27.17%40.22%21.74%7.61%

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Related topic: Duragesic-100, Ms Contin, Neuropathy Peripheral

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On eHealthMe, Duragesic-100 (fentanyl) is often used to treat pain. Ms Contin (morphine sulfate) 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:

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

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