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Morphine Sulfate - 15MG vs Norco, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 58

This is personalized comparison of Morphine Sulfate - 15MG vs Norco for a female aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Morphine sulfate - 15mg (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of morphine sulfate.

Norco (latest outcomes from 6,853 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.

What is the symptom

Pain Management has been reported by people with pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, birth control, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Pain Management 248,538 patients)

On Oct, 26, 2014: 12,664 female patients aged 53 who take the same drugs are studied in Morphine Sulfate - 15MG vs Norco

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Morphine Sulfate - 15MG morphine sulfatenot specified
Norco acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrateWatson Labs

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 53 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Morphine Sulfate - 15MGNorco (Watson Labs)
Pain Management8.18%9.71%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Morphine Sulfate - 15MGNorco (Watson Labs)
NauseaNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PyrexiaDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Back PainChest Pain
FatigueHeadache (pain in head)
HeadacheFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DiarrhoeaArthralgia (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)
Morphine Sulfate - 15MGNorco (Watson Labs)
Heart InjuryAnxiety
Herniated Intervertebral DiskDiarrhoea
Failed Back Surgery SyndromeChest Pain
Seasonal AllergyCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
High Blood CholesterolConstipation
ConstipationFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
PainHypertension (high blood pressure)
Sweating - ExcessivePain
Involuntary Body MovementsDental Caries

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Morphine Sulfate - 15MG3.45%23.45%42.07%21.38%9.66%

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Norco (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) 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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