A 31-year-old member asked:
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my dr. gives me roxicodone (oxycodone) 30mg. what's it for?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 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.
Answered on Oct 31, 2014
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Would point out that this is a high dose - it's the amount of oxycodone that would be in SIX standard 5 mg Percocet tablets. It is meant for people who are highly tolerant to opioids and generally for the more severe end of pain.
Oct 5, 2014

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