A member asked:

Been on 20 mg oxycontin every 12 hrs, percocet 10 mg every 6 hrs since april. if i took 4 percocets in 1 hr of eachother, could i overdose?! accident.

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Dr. Stephen Southard answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

With your baseline opioid regimen, the shortened dosing interval is unlikely to create significant problems beyond possibly some sedation, nausea and constipation - though everyone's different and have a low threshold to contact your doc. You also need to watch the amount of Tylenol (acetaminophen) you are taking as you really want to avoid consuming more than 3 grams/day(basically what's found in 9 Percocets).

Answered Sep 29, 2016

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