What is Oxycodone-naloxone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Targin Targinact Troxyca ER

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See also: naloxone

Oxycodone is an opioid analgesic used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is available in both immediate release (IR) and extended release (ER) preparations. Naloxone is an opioid blocker that is intended to help prevent certain forms of abuse/misuse of opioid medications.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 10 6
Fibromyalgia 5 3
Breakthrough pain 2 1
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 2 3
Back pain 1 1

Show all 10 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
2
Moderate
3
Mild
1
None
8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oxycodone-naloxone

Side effect Patients
Constipation 3
Balance problems 1
Cognitive impairment 1
Delirium 1
Drug dependence 1
Excessive sweating 1

Show all 10 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Oxycodone-naloxone

Dosage Patients
5-10 mg twice daily 1
10 mg twice daily 1
20 mg daily 1
5 mg four times daily 1
15 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Oxycodone-naloxone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Oxycodone-naloxone

Duration

Currently taking Oxycodone-naloxone

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Oxycodone-naloxone

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 3
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 12
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 2
$25-49 3
< $25 3
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Oxycodone-naloxone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Codeine-acetaminophen (paracetamol) (Tylenol with Codeine #3) 3
Tramadol (Ultram) 2
Buprenorphine patch (BuTrans Transdermal Patch) 1
Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 1
Pregabalin (Lyrica) 1

Patients stopped taking Oxycodone-naloxone and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Buprenorphine patch (BuTrans Transdermal Patch) 1
Codeine-acetaminophen (paracetamol) (Tylenol with Codeine #3) 1
Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 1
Naltrexone (Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)) 1
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There are no evaluations for Oxycodone-naloxone.