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Dilaudid vs Ms Contin, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 63

This is personalized comparison of Dilaudid vs Ms Contin for a female aged 63. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Dilaudid (latest outcomes from 10,263 users) has active ingredients of hydromorphone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Ms contin (latest outcomes from 8,254 users) has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain.

On Nov, 13, 2014: 5,384 female patients aged 60 who take the same drugs are studied in Dilaudid vs Ms Contin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Dilaudid hydromorphone hydrochloridenot specified
Ms Contin morphine sulfatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 60 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DilaudidMs Contin
PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
Pyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Back PainPyrexia (fever)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Back Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
VomitingAnaemia (lack of blood)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Diarrhoea

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DilaudidMs Contin
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression
DizzinessHigh Blood Cholesterol
Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)Heart Injury
High Blood Sugar (high blood sugar)Herniated Intervertebral Disk
Back PainSeasonal Allergy (allergic condition due to certain season)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Constipation
WeaknessFailed Back Surgery Syndrome (persistent pain following back surgery)
Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Short Of BreathVomiting
Peripheral Vascular Disease Nos (thickening and hardening of arteries- legs and feet)Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Ms Contin3.62%26.81%33.33%23.91%12.32%

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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. Ms Contin (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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

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