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smoking oxycontin side effects

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Oxycontin: Nausea, constipation, a liking for the medication, tolerance, dependency. While Oxycontin is a good analgesic it is dangerous to use long term as it h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Same as everyone : The possible side effects are the same as with non-diabetics (constipation, nausea/vomiting, headache, dizziness, dry mouth, rash, sweating, ...). I ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Similar: They are similar in terms of side effects. I think Methadone is more dangerous because there is less "euphoria" when it is taken. One does not "feel ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Worrisome, oxycontin: Constipation, a liking for the medication, the desire to use it more frequently than prescribed. Most regular side effects can be managed, these that ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
29 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Oxycontin is essentially extended release form of oxycodone which is a very powerful narcotic medicine. Almost all narcotics can cause some nausea. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Oxycontin: Its still being used because its fda approved and many physicians are nor knowledgeable in opioid medication use, metabolism etc... In many instances ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Sedation: Soma (carisoprodol) is a bad muscle relaxant, but the reason it's popular is because it's very sedating. It's not a good combination with oxycontin. B ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Many things: Oxycodone, when smoked, gets into the body (and the brain) very quickly, within seconds. It has a greater chance of producing overdose, and can cause ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
26 years experience Psychiatry
No: Smoking opiates like heroin or Oxycontin have not been associated with schizophrenia but it clearly means you have a problem with drug abuse and need ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca answered
Specializes in Pathology
Stop smoking: The only way to avoid the serious health adverse effects associated with smoking is to stop it, especially if you can do so at an early age when these ... Read More

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