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Dilaudid vs Roxicodone, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 54

This is personalized comparison of Dilaudid vs Roxicodone for a female aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Dilaudid (latest outcomes from 10,263 users) has active ingredients of hydromorphone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Roxicodone (latest outcomes from 1,667 users) has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

What is the symptom

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) (latest reports from 10,000 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.

On Nov, 28, 2014: 6,061 female patients aged 52 who take the same drugs are studied in Dilaudid vs Roxicodone

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female52Low back pain

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Dilaudid hydromorphone hydrochloridePurdue Pharm Prods
Roxicodone oxycodone hydrochlorideXanodyne Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 52 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Dilaudid (Purdue Pharm Prods)Roxicodone (Xanodyne Pharms)
Diverticulitis0.93%0.70%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Dilaudid (Purdue Pharm Prods)Roxicodone (Xanodyne Pharms)
PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
VomitingAnxiety
DiarrhoeaDepression
Pyrexia (fever)Vomiting
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Headache (pain in head)
AnxietyFall
Abdominal PainDiarrhoea
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Back PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Dilaudid (Purdue Pharm Prods)Roxicodone (Xanodyne Pharms)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Dependence
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Depression
ConstipationDrug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Anxiety AggravatedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Pain
Heart RateInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Drug AddictionDrug Ineffective
Restless Leg Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)Weight Increased
Drooping Eyelids (abnormally low position (drooping) of the upper eyelid)Weight Decreased
Blood Pressure IncreasedConfusional State

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Dilaudid2.50%32.50%42.50%16.25%6.25%
Roxicodone0.40%13.36%42.11%34.41%9.72%

Comments from or about the patient:

Im going to try this again what is the difference between the 2 drugs I named.I have been having serious issues since my doctor changed me to dilaudid how do you get an anwser off of this website?

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Dilaudid (hydromorphone hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Roxicodone (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:

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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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