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Skelaxin vs Oxycodone And Acetaminophen, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 62

This is personalized comparison of Skelaxin vs Oxycodone And Acetaminophen for a male aged 62. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Skelaxin (latest outcomes from 5,821 users) has active ingredients of metaxalone. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Oxycodone and acetaminophen (latest outcomes from 2,771 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

What is the symptom

Stomach pain (latest reports from 619,318 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 2,570 male patients aged 57 who take the same drugs are studied in Skelaxin vs Oxycodone And Acetaminophen

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male57pain

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Skelaxin metaxaloneKing Pharms
Oxycodone And Acetaminophen acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochlorideVintage Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 57 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Skelaxin (King Pharms)Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (Vintage Pharms)
Stomach Pain4.70%3.93%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Skelaxin (King Pharms)Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (Vintage Pharms)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Pain
Back PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Chest PainAnxiety
Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Back Pain
DepressionDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
AnxietyAsthenia (weakness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Headache (pain in head)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
VomitingHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest 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)
Skelaxin (King Pharms)Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (Vintage Pharms)
Nightmare (unpleasant dream)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Suicidal IdeationCoronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Hallucination, Visual (seeing things that aren't there)Overdose
AnxietyGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)
DepressionHernia (hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle)
AggressionSomnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
Anxiety
Tooth Disorder (tooth disease)
Procedural Complication

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Skelaxin0.00%33.33%33.33%25.00%8.33%
Oxycodone And Acetaminophen3.82%18.32%40.46%29.77%7.63%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Skelaxin (metaxalone) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (acetaminophen; 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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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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