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Ambien vs Oxycontin for a female patient aged 47

Summary: 10,465 female patients aged 47 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Ambien vs Oxycontin for a female aged 47. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Ambien (latest outcomes from 46,774 users) has active ingredients of zolpidem tartrate. It is often used in insomnia.

Oxycontin (latest outcomes from 42,300 users) has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

On Mar, 26, 2015: 10,465 female patients aged 45 who take the same drugs are studied in Ambien vs Oxycontin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female45Ankylosing Spondylitis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Ambien zolpidem tartrateSanofi Aventis Us
Oxycontin oxycodone hydrochloridePurdue Pharma Lp

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 45 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Ambien (Sanofi Aventis Us)Oxycontin (Purdue Pharma Lp)
NauseaNausea
FatiguePain
DepressionAnxiety
HeadacheHeadache
InsomniaVomiting
AnxietyDepression
Chest PainDrug Dependence
PainDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
DyspnoeaDrug Ineffective
Diabetes MellitusFatigue

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Ambien (Sanofi Aventis Us)Oxycontin (Purdue Pharma Lp)
AmnesiaDrug Dependence
FatigueDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
Abnormal Sleep-related EventDepression
SomnambulismHeadache
HeadacheNausea
NauseaInsomnia
DepressionPain
Memory ImpairmentTremor
InsomniaChest Pain
AnxietyAnxiety

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Ambien1.27%16.27%28.85%33.10%20.51%
Oxycontin1.87%23.51%32.46%27.99%14.18%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) is often used to treat insomnia. Oxycontin (oxycodone 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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