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Dilaudid vs Oxycontin, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 61

This is personalized comparison of Dilaudid vs Oxycontin for a female aged 61. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Dilaudid (latest outcomes from 10,258 users) has active ingredients of hydromorphone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Oxycontin (latest outcomes from 42,266 users) has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

On Aug, 10, 2014: 5,660 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 (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
VomitingAnxiety
AnxietyDepression
Back PainVomiting
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pyrexia (fever)Fall
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
Abdominal PainHeadache (pain in head)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Pyrexia (fever)

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)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Dependence
DizzinessDepression
Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Pain
Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Contusion (a type of hematoma of tissue in which capillaries)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
ScarSuicidal Ideation
ScratchWeight Increased
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Drug Ineffective
Skin Haemorrhage (bleeding into skin)Anxiety

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Dilaudid2.00%26.00%38.00%32.00%2.00%
Oxycontin0.56%13.97%45.25%35.20%5.03%

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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:

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