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Dr. Joseph Boland
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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?

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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My dr. gives me roxicodone (oxycodone) 30mg. What's it for?

Roxicodone (oxycodone): is used for moderate to severe pain. It may be also used before surgery to slightly sedate the patient and reduce fear. ...Read more

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What would be the effects of oxycodone insufflation?

More insufflation?: And then more insufflation and then more and then possible finding a faster route such as smoking it or IV injection. And then needing more money to do more oxycodone, then realizing heroin is cheaper, then doing more heroin then losing family and friends and all self worth. Will this happen to everyone who does this no it won't. Is it what i see everyday? Absolutely. ...Read more

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Does oxycodone thin blood?

Does oxycodone thin blood?

No: There are no anti coagulation properties in oxycodone and it does not affect any part of coagulation pathway. ...Read more

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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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Is subutex stronger than oxycodone?

Not exactly: When it comes to opioids or narcotics it is the dose that determines strength when comparing medications. However, oxycodone is a direct agonist or stimulator of the receptor for opioids so it can be more potent but suboxone tends to bind to the receptor with an affinity that is quite strong. ...Read more

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Could hydrocodone show up as oxycodone?

No: They show up separately on initial tests as well. It may be possible for an initial to confuse them but this almost never happens. Gcms will be definitive. ...Read more

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Could you mix hydrocodone and oxycodone?

Could you mix hydrocodone and oxycodone?

Dangerous practice: Opiate medications mixed together increase the risk of opiate overdose, which may be fatal. ...Read more

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Is it okay to mix subutex with oxycodone?

NO: If you have an oxycodone habit - are physically dependent on the - and you take a Suboxone, you will experience withdrawal, which can be severe. If you are not, the suboxone will pretty much completely block the effect of the oxycodone. If suboxone is prescribed to you, your prescriber needs to educate you. If you are taking these without prescription, get some help with your drug problem. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone vs oxycodone, which is better?

Hydrocodone vs oxycodone, which is better?

Everyone's different: They both are very strong and effective pain killers. Oxycodone is a little stronger, but hydrocodone should be strong enough to cover most pain. Some people respond better to hydrocodone and some to oxycodone. It just depends on how much pain relief you experience. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can you take oxycodone before a root canal?

You should not: Drugs llike oxycodone should only be used when you have pain, not in anticipation of a procedure. ...Read more

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Methodone used with oxycodone side effects?

Confused: I am confused as to what you are asking. Both drugs have similar side effects. They can be used together. Reask question if i did not answer what you wanted. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

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


Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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Oxycodone (Definition)

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