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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Pain relief: Oxycodone is usually prescribed every four to six hours for pain treatment. Factors that come into play when determining dose are are tolerance as we ... Read More
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Oxycodone: Taking more than what is prescribed is too much. Always follow the prescribing physician's directions - for all medications.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Roxicodone (oxycodone): This is used for acute pain. It is a short acting medication and should be used for short periods of time. In chronic pain it may be used fornexacerba ... Read More
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Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
Some pain: Ideally, it should be used for short-term treatment of acute, non-cancer pain. Or for chronic treatment of cancer-related pain. It is highly addictive ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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It's an opiate: Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opiate derived from codeine. It is far more potent (5 mg of oxycodone = 30-60 mg of codeine) because it is better absor ... Read More
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Dr. David Dechellis
12 years experience Pain Management
Opioid: Schedule ii controlled medication. Opioid (semi-synthetic) used for analgesia in patients.
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Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience Anesthesiology
A strong narcotic: It is a drug that you should take for sever pain (and possibly moderate pain) and only for a short period of time if you don't have a chronic debilita ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Roxicodone is an brand name for oxycodone.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sherif Algendy
28 years experience Anesthesiology
NO: They are both the same drug.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Pain: Mostly acute pain or breakthrough pain.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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They are the same: The difference is preparation and action. Oxycodone is needs to be taken more frequently as it acts for 4-6 hours; Oxycontin is time release and a dos ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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If you take: oxycodone for pain, you should not feel high.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Roxicodone (oxycodone): is used for moderate to severe pain. It may be also used before surgery to slightly sedate the patient and reduce fear.
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Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Ask your doctor for: assistance, some medications such can help offset symptoms while you taper off. See if you can find anybody in your area experienced with this.

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