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Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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Oxycodone (Overview)

Schedule ii controlled medication. Opioid (semi-synthetic) used for analgesia in patients.


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What is oxycodone acetaminophen given for?

What is oxycodone acetaminophen given for?

Pain: Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is in a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. ...Read more

Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
681 doctors shared insights

Oxycodone (Overview)

Schedule ii controlled medication. Opioid (semi-synthetic) used for analgesia in patients.


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Please describe the medication: oxycodone?

Please describe the medication: oxycodone?

Opioid: Schedule ii controlled medication. Opioid (semi-synthetic) used for analgesia in patients. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: side effects of oxycodone?

See below: In general, the adverse effects that occur with oxycodone are similar with the immediate- and controlled-release products. Adverse effects may be dose-related in opioid naive patients. Patients who are tolerant to the analgesic effect of oxycodone may be tolerant to the dose-related side effects, except constipation. ...Read more

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I was prescribe Oxycodone HCL 10mg for chronic pain. Was does HCL means? Can I safely cut the pill in half with a pill cutter?

I was prescribe Oxycodone HCL 10mg for chronic pain. Was does HCL means? Can I safely cut the pill in half with a pill cutter?

In general, scored..: ..tablets can always be split in half. Oxycodone 10 mg. does have scoring (line down middle of pill) so yes you can split it with a pill cutter. If the tablet is not scored then, although it can be cut with a pill cutter and many people may do this, the pill should NOT be cut. Check with your pharmacist or physician but in this case you should be able to split the pill. ...Read more

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I was put on Suboxone in order to stop prescribed oxycodone for pain. How long should it take to get off Suboxone?

I was put on Suboxone in order to stop prescribed oxycodone for pain. How long should it take to get off Suboxone?

Variable: Some people are maintained on Suboxone for long periods of time. You need to talk with your doctor about its use in your case. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can I use oxycodone acetaminophen 5-325 so I can try anal sex? I don't want that pain of the head entering the anal openning.

Can I use oxycodone acetaminophen 5-325 so I can try anal sex? I don't want that pain of the head entering the anal openning.

Probably: But i would think the best way to approach this is to google anal sex and see what the experts say. If that fails my fallback suggestion would be plenty of lube and take it verrrrrry slowwwly. ...Read more

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Which is most effective; hydrocodone, fentanyl, oxycodone, or methadone?

Which is most effective; hydrocodone, fentanyl, oxycodone, or methadone?

No such thing: It is not what is most effective, it is what is best for you. I am sure your doctor will choose the safest type of opioid to treat your pain and see how you respond. If you do not respond, then he/she may try a different opioid. The most important thing is to find out what is causing a pain bad enough to require and opioid. ...Read more

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If allergic to oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, codeine, & butrans & nucynta do not work for pain, what alternatives are there? Demerol? Dillaudid?

May be : You are probably allergic to class of medications called narcotics and Demerol and Dilaudid are from the same family try non steroidal as Motrin advil or tram afoul ultramodern. ...Read more

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What can I do for chronic pelvic pain? I have tried everything and nothing works. Oxycodone helped a little bit but the doctor wont give me anymore.

What can I do for chronic pelvic pain? I have tried everything and nothing works. Oxycodone helped a little bit but the doctor wont give me anymore.

Need diagnostic test: The cause of your pain needs to be thoroughly worked up with physical examination, history and appropriately determined radiological and/or lab tests. I suggest you see a gynecologist first. ...Read more

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Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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