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Oxycodone Overdose (Overview)

An oxycodone overdose would be taking more than the prescribed dose and most likely experiencing side effects which can include sedation, slowed breathing, low blood pressure, low heart rate, cold, clammy skin and weakness. In severe overdoses, one can experience lack of oxygen leading to cyanosis, loss of consciousness and coma


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I would like to know symptoms of oxycodone overdose?

I would like to know symptoms of oxycodone overdose?

Complex: Overdose of any narcotic can cause sedation and inadequate respiration, slowed breathing. A person might not be able to speak well or respond appropriately. If it is a combination drug like Percocet which has tylenol (acetaminophen) also you can hurt your liver from tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose. That would make you very ill and possibly jaundiced, yellowed skin. Itching without a rash and nausea are narcotic side effects. ...Read more

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Oxycodone Overdose (Overview)

An oxycodone overdose would be taking more than the prescribed dose and most likely experiencing side effects which can include sedation, slowed breathing, low blood pressure, low heart rate, cold, clammy skin and weakness. In severe overdoses, one can experience lack of oxygen leading to cyanosis, loss of consciousness and coma


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What are the tests for oxycodone overdose?

What are the tests for oxycodone overdose?

Urine drug testing: If a person presents with evidence of an overdose, urine or blood testing can be done to determine the presence or absence of drugs including oxycodone. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for oxycodone overdose?

What is the treatment for oxycodone overdose?

Respiratory failure: If a patient has gone unconscious from oxycodone or unresponsive then it needs to be reversed with naloxone with EMTs have and can also be obtained with a prescription but you would need to have it before you need it. ...Read more

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What are the tests for oxycodone overdose?

Urine drug testing: If a person presents with evidence of an overdose, urine or blood testing can be done to determine the presence or absence of drugs including oxycodone. ...Read more

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I would like to know symptoms of oxycodone overdose?

Complex: Overdose of any narcotic can cause sedation and inadequate respiration, slowed breathing. A person might not be able to speak well or respond appropriately. If it is a combination drug like Percocet which has tylenol (acetaminophen) also you can hurt your liver from tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose. That would make you very ill and possibly jaundiced, yellowed skin. Itching without a rash and nausea are narcotic side effects. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Oxycodone overdose?

Taking too much: An oxycodone overdose would be taking more than the prescribed dose and most likely experiencing side effects which can include sedation, slowed breathing, low blood pressure, low heart rate, cold, clammy skin and weakness. In severe overdoses, one can experience lack of oxygen leading to cyanosis, loss of consciousness and coma ...Read more

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What is the treatment for oxycodone overdose?

Respiratory failure: If a patient has gone unconscious from oxycodone or unresponsive then it needs to be reversed with naloxone with EMTs have and can also be obtained with a prescription but you would need to have it before you need it. ...Read more

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Can naloxone substitute for oxycodone overdose?

Can naloxone substitute for oxycodone overdose?

No: Naloxone is the antidote to an oxycodone overdose. Naloxone is an opiate-receptor competitive antagonist, which means it blocks the receptors that oxycodone needs to bind to in order to exert its effect. ...Read more

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What will happen to your body when you overdose on oxycodone?

Stop breathing: Overdose of narcotic medications such as oxycodone will result in a number of effects depending on the dose to include: unconsciousness and decrease in respiratory rate. The most dangerous effects of overdose is the cessation of respiration which will quickly result in a cardiac arrest and death if not reversed. ...Read more

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What will happen to your body when you overdose on oxycodone?

Narcotic(Opioid) OD: Overdose with any opioid will potentially cause the following: respiratory depression, hypotension, shock and/or subsequent respiratory and cardiac arrest if not treated. ...Read more

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After a shot of dilaudid my friend took 7 5mg oxycodone cus ofbeing in pain threw out day. What's signs of overdose a day later?

Hangover.: Both of those medications are short acting and do not give overdose a day later. Peak effects are seen within a few hours and taper after that. May have some hangover effect the next day, but not generally prominent. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a friend who is addicted to taking 30mg oxycodones. I'm worried because he takes on average 3-4 a day. is he close to overdosing?

What to do if I have a friend who is addicted to taking 30mg oxycodones. I'm worried because he takes on average 3-4 a day. is he close to overdosing?

Not likely: While this may seem like a large dose to you, and it would be for someone who was opioid-naive, people who are on oxycodone for pain can take doses of 90-120 mg a day routinely. The highest dose I had a patient on was 720 mg per day. There is a difference between addiction and physical dependency, and I don't know what your friend has. If you are concerned, try an Alanon meeting to help YOU. ...Read more

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I took 4 tablets of 5-325 roxicet (oxycodone + acetaminophen), could this be an overdose?

I took 4 tablets of 5-325 roxicet (oxycodone + acetaminophen), could this be an overdose?

Possibly: Everyone is different in their ability to tolerate opiate pain medications. If this was the first time you took this amount, it may be an overdose and if you feel sedated, i would seek medical care to avoid breathing problems. However if you have taken this amount in the past, you may be tolerant to the medication. You may want to discuss this with your doctor who is prescribing the medications. ...Read more

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How many 30 mg oxycodones does it take for a human to overdose?

How many 30 mg oxycodones does it take for a human to overdose?

Just 1 Pill Can Kill: For some, it only took ONE 30mg pill of oxycodone. It is not a med to play around with. If you are prescribed this, please do not take more than what your provider has prescribed you. IF you are at a very low point in your life right now and are contemplating OD with your oxycodone, PLEASE call 911 NOW. Explain your acute mental state to them so that they can get you immediate help. ...Read more

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How quickly will an overdose of klonopin (clonazepam) and oxycodone kill you?

How quickly will an overdose of klonopin (clonazepam) and oxycodone kill you?

In minutes : An overdose of this combination can lead to respiratory depression. Brain damage will occur minutes after one stops breathing with death from cardiac arrest following shortly thereafter. ...Read more

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On oxycodone and have renal failure & dialysis. Recently stopped peeing. Afraid taking 15 mg/4-6 hrs w/o peeing could overdose me.?

On oxycodone and have renal failure & dialysis. Recently stopped peeing. Afraid taking 15 mg/4-6 hrs w/o peeing could overdose me.?

You are OK: Since you have been on the drug for awhile you should be ok. The drug is being cleared from your system by dialysis. Not peeing won't make much of a difference. Drug od's occur with a rapid increase in dosage. No worry. ...Read more

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Help..... Overdose question my friend has taken 40 - 5/325 oxycodone, 4 - 75mg anitriptyline, 4 1mg clonazepam, and 4-5 5 mg vailum.... I had him drink vinegar and he has thrown up several times with in 10 minutes of taking the pills and he has drank some

911 NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!: This is a medical emergency. The combination of pills your friend took is life threatening. This is not a time to try home care. You need to get off the computer and asking advice and call 911 now! call for an ambulance now! your friend is in dire need of immediate medical care or he quite likely will die! call 911 now! ...Read more

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What is the highest dosage of oxycodone?

30 mg: The highest dose that oxycodone is available as an immediate release dose is 30 mg. This medication is a controlled substance. The lowest possible effective dose for the shortest amount of time should be prescribed. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat cabbage while on oxycodone?

Yes.: I have never heard about cabbage and oxycodone. Some patient claim that the combination seem to help the pain better. I cannot think of a physiological reason why you cannot eat the two together. ...Read more

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How should I space out my klotopin and oxycodone?

Consult: Please consult your physician to obtain clear instructions on when to take your medications. Symptoms usually dictate medication dose and schedule. Oxycodone is a potent narcotic and should never be taken without a prescription, or with alcohol or with other sedatives. Also, please keep the oxycodone bottle out of view of others. ...Read more

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