A 40-year-old male asked:
I take kolonipin 1 mg 3 times a day.. had a fusion and was prescribed 5 mg percocet and 350 mg soma (carisoprodol)... is this ok to take ?
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Psychiatry 41 years experience
OK with guidelines: The mix of benzodiazepines and opiates, like the ones given to you for pain, is unfortunately a very common practice . It has potential risks for addiction and to worsen depression.
However you may be in need of such mix at this point in time. Good for you to be concerned, make sure you only take them as prescribed and try to request a titration or downscale as soon as you can.
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Last updated Apr 20, 2016
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