A 30-year-old male asked:
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i developed a nightly cough a couple years ago. i am a smoker. i have been prescribed cough syrup. could i take 30mg oxycodone instead? thank you

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Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Quit smoking!: Oxycodone is a narcotic, which can act as cough suppressant, but is just covering up the major problem here. While getting yourself checked is important, the best thing you can do for your long term health is quitting smoking. This will help with your cough, your heart, your blood vessels, and your risk of developing cancer. Do yourself a favor while you are still young...
Answered on Apr 16, 2018

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