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Can oxycodone cause constipation?

Can oxycodone cause constipation?

Yes: Yes it can. Drink fluids, eat pears, raisins, fruits and vegetables. Consider taking something to clear out your system if you are already constipated, because you have 20 feet to clear out. Then prophylactically prevent after you have treated the problem. ...Read more

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Best way to avoid constipation when taking oxycodone?

Best way to avoid constipation when taking oxycodone?

Yes: All narcotics can cause constipation. Keep up on your fluids. Drink plenty of water. Use a mild stool softener like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) which is over the counter while actually on the drug. ...Read more

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I'm constipated and have a pinched nerve or strain in hip flexor. The bowel movement makes it hurt. More oxycodone just more constipation. What to do?

I'm constipated and have a pinched nerve or strain in hip flexor. The bowel movement makes it hurt. More oxycodone just more constipation. What to do?

Non-drug Tx: Right! You're wise to recognize that pain meds increase constipation. Avoid them if possible. Try dietary changes, increased core body activity/exercise after getting doctor's approval and drinking lots of water throughout the day. Accupuncture is often very helpful and yoga may be too. Just clear it w/ Drs. Best! ...Read more

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I am on oxycodone and I am constipated to the point of being bloated and now burping up rotten eggs and feel like throwing up, how can I stop this ?

I am on oxycodone and I am constipated to the point of being bloated and now burping up rotten eggs and feel like throwing up, how can I stop this ?

Call MD: Dr. Schwartz is 100% correct: immediately contact the prescribing doctor. Constipation is a hallmark side-effect of opiate medication. Until you can contact your md (immediately), try talking a stool softener at the recommended dose which may help, but first make that phone call. ...Read more

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Will taking pain meds (oxycodone 30mg ) cause bp to run high?

It depends: Generally opiates relieve pain and anxiety , hence likely to lower blood pressure. If, however, a patient is going in and out of withdrawal from short acting opiates or is experiencing possible side effects such as sleep apnea or endocrine problems then it is quite possible even likely to see elevations of blood pressure. Your prescriber should help you with these concerns. ...Read more

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I am temporarily taking 1 oxycodone (5/325) tablet a day. Can oxycodone cause a rise in my psa?

Inflammation: Psa goes up from inflammation. The oxycodone is being taken for pain associated with the inflammation. The oxycodone does not cause a rise in psa<. ...Read more

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I have been taking 1.5mg of Suboxone for a month now which is not a lot, if I were to take 24hours off and take 30 mg of oxycodone, would it cause WD?

Don't know: BUT I WOULD NOT TAKE A CHANCE...Furthermore if you are taking suboxone as a part of a addiction recovery program this would certainly violate your contract! Hope this helps STAY COOL! BE CLEAN! Dr Z ...Read more

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Why does hydrocodone cause more euphoria than oxycodone?

Why does hydrocodone cause more euphoria than oxycodone?

Use dependent: All opioids can cause euphoria or altered mental status. This is usually more a result of how rapid the medication is absorbed into your system. If you are taking pain medications and experience a euphoria, you should discuss this with your doc. This could lead to abuse and addiction and a medication change would be recommended. If you are not willing to change then you already have a problem. ...Read more

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