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Demerol vs Tylenol W/ Codeine, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 41

This is personalized comparison of Demerol vs Tylenol W/ Codeine for a female aged 41. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Demerol (latest outcomes from 4,936 users) has active ingredients of meperidine hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Tylenol w/ codeine (latest outcomes from 8,049 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; codeine phosphate. It is often used in pain.

On Nov, 11, 2014: 1,506 female patients aged 36 who take the same drugs are studied in Demerol vs Tylenol W/ Codeine

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female36Pain

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Demerol meperidine hydrochloridenot specified
Tylenol W/ Codeine acetaminophen; codeine phosphatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 36 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DemerolTylenol W/ Codeine
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Chest PainHeadache (pain in head)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Chest Pain
VomitingDizziness
Convulsions Nos (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled of muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly)Anxiety
Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)Drug Exposure During Pregnancy
PainPyrexia (fever)
Cardiac ArrestDepression
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Arthralgia (joint pain)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DemerolTylenol W/ Codeine
VomitingAbdominal Pain Upper
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Dizziness AggravatedTinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
Short-term Memory LossInflammatory Pain
Weight IncreasedShaking Palsy (disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination)
Constipation
Depressed Mood
Pain Exacerbated
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)
Nightmares (unpleasant dreams)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Demerol0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%
Tylenol W/ Codeine4.44%27.78%38.89%24.44%4.44%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Tylenol W/ Codeine (acetaminophen; codeine phosphate) 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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