Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

roxicodone not working for pain

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Ndeto
45 years experience Anesthesiology
Need more inform: Would need to know the dosage you are on , for how long and for what ailment. Oxycodone exists in various strengths and needs to be taken several t ... Read More
Dr. Edwin Perez
19 years experience Anesthesiology
For?: Its not working for what???

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Why both: Why do you have both? I would not recommend self medicating. You should discuss this with your doc if your pain is not adequately managed.
1
1 thank
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
17 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor: If oxycodone is not effective for your pain, it is reasonable to ask your doctor change oxycodone to dilaudid. Both oxycodone and Dilaudid are narcot ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Xray and pain eval: Oxycodone is not a good medication for you anyway. You will first need xray and full clinical exam to see why you have pains. There are other non-opio ... Read More
1
1 comment
4
4 thanks
Dr. Cheryl White
31 years experience Pain Management
See a specialist: See a reputable pain management physician who can help diagnose and treat the underlying condition that is causing your pain, rather than trying to ma ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Other options: You could try tramadol. This is non narcotic and very effective.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Mixing pain meds: Roxicet is basically oxycodone combined with acetaminophen (tylenol) so taking both would be equivalent to taking 10 mg of oxycodone. Assuming yo ... Read More
1
1 comment
2
2 thanks
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Probably not: Chronic non-cancer pain is best treated outside of a hospital. The long term treatment will not be intravenous meds. It's best to find the right treat ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandra Ianculescu
15 years experience General Practice
Ovarian cyst, GI eme: Given your age, and the location of the pain, a gynecological cause (such as ovarian cyst or torsion) is a possibility, though you could also have a G ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Oxycodone: This is a strong pain med. He might be able to titrate up some.
1
1 thank
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
If : If your pain is not relieved with the prescribed medications you should call the doctor who performed the surgery and inform him/her. Based on a more ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: They can ultram and or have you take 2 of the oxycodone ar the same time or increase the strength of your xoycidine. I hope you feel better soon.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
If it helps at all: This pain usually is very acute following surgery but resolves in about 48 hours. Take the oxycodone and anti-inflammatory (aleve) and hang in there. ... Read More
1
1 comment

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month