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Dilaudid vs Oxycontin for a female patient aged 62

Summary: 5,689 female patients aged 62 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Dilaudid vs Oxycontin for a female aged 62. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Dilaudid (latest outcomes from 10,269 users) has active ingredients of hydromorphone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

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

On Apr, 15, 2015: 5,689 female patients aged 56 who take the same drugs are studied in Dilaudid vs Oxycontin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female56Pain

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Dilaudid hydromorphone hydrochloridePurdue Pharm Prods
Oxycontin oxycodone hydrochloridePurdue Pharma Lp

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 56 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Dilaudid (Purdue Pharm Prods)Oxycontin (Purdue Pharma Lp)
In Comparison, How Strong Is A Dilaudid 4 Mg. Compared To A Oxycontin 40 Mg.?

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Dilaudid (Purdue Pharm Prods)Oxycontin (Purdue Pharma Lp)
PainNausea
NauseaPain
VomitingAnxiety
AnxietyVomiting
Back PainDepression
DyspnoeaDyspnoea
PyrexiaFall
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
Abdominal PainHeadache
ArthralgiaPyrexia

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)Oxycontin (Purdue Pharma Lp)
NauseaDrug Dependence
DizzinessDepression
Rash GeneralisedDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
HeadachePain
ContusionNausea
AstheniaInsomnia
PruritusSuicidal Ideation
ScarWeight Increased
SomnolenceDrug Ineffective
Skin HaemorrhageAnxiety

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Dilaudid2.13%25.53%44.68%25.53%2.13%
Oxycontin0.68%13.51%45.27%34.46%6.08%

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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. 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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