A member asked:

I have strep throat and am prescribed penicillin. can i also take oxycodone for the pain at bed time?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Yes: the two do not interfere with one another or create a bad reaction

Answered 6/13/2015


Dr. Nadia Ghattas answered

Specializes in

Strep throat: You don't need to take oxycodone for just sore throat, simple medications such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen should provide the relief you need without taking oxycodone. Feel better.

Answered 6/16/2015



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