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Nucynta vs Morphine Sulfate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 39

This is personalized comparison of Nucynta vs Morphine Sulfate for a male aged 39. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Nucynta (latest outcomes from 1,694 users) has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Morphine sulfate (latest outcomes from 19,045 users) has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 1,778 male patients aged 35 who take the same drugs are studied in Nucynta vs Morphine Sulfate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male35Gout - chronic

Drugs to compare:

Nucynta tapentadol hydrochlorideOrtho Mcneil Janssen
Morphine Sulfate morphine sulfateAb Generics

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 35 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nucynta (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)Morphine Sulfate (Ab Generics)
DeathNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Overdose
Drug IneffectivePyrexia (fever)
PainDrug Toxicity
DizzinessMultiple Drug Overdose
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Vomiting
Malignant Neoplasm Progression (cancer tumour came back)Pain
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Accidental Overdose
Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nucynta (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)Morphine Sulfate (Ab Generics)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Constipation
Hallucinations, Mixed (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind -mixed)Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)
Asthenia (weakness)
Chest Discomfort
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Pharyngeal Oedema (abnormal accumulation of fluid in the cavities and intercellular spaces of the pharyngeal)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
Tracheal Stenosis (narrowing of trachea)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Morphine Sulfate4.08%38.78%24.49%16.33%16.33%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Nucynta (tapentadol hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. Morphine Sulfate (morphine sulfate) 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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