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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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I take oxycodone daily for back pain. Can i take a ssri in addition for anxiety/insomnia? The oxy might help with early side effects ssri's have to.

I take oxycodone daily for back pain. Can i take a ssri in addition for anxiety/insomnia? The oxy might help with early side effects ssri's have to.

Antidepressants: Are becoming a mainstay in the treatment of many chronic pain conditions, even when depression is not recognized as a factor. Low back pain is one of the many conditions. Mechanism not fully understood. May increase neurotransmitters in the spinal cord that reduce pain signals. They dont work immediately. Ssri and tricyclic are commonly used. Talk to your pain physician before starting any drugs. ...Read more

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How much oxycodone is "too much"?

How much oxycodone is "too much"?

Oxycodone: Taking more than what is prescribed is too much. Always follow the prescribing physician's directions - for all medications. ...Read more

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What is roxicodone (oxycodone) used for?

What is roxicodone (oxycodone) used for?

Some pain: Ideally, it should be used for short-term treatment of acute, non-cancer pain. Or for chronic treatment of cancer-related pain. It is highly addictive, and best avoided for long-term use. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: oxycodone?

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

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Is oxycodone and roxycodone the same thing?

Oxycodone: Yes, they are the same. one is brand name and the other is a generic name ...Read more

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What is the diffrence between oxycodone and oxycoton?

Duration of Action: They are the same drug. However, Oxycontin is a long acting formulation of oxycodone. ...Read more

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Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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Oxycodone (Definition)

Schedule ii controlled medication. Opioid (semi-synthetic) used ...Read more


Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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Roxicodone (Definition)

Roxicodone is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more