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Is it true that having an oxycodone prescription for breakthrough pain just makes people take more pain medication?

Is it true that having an oxycodone prescription for breakthrough pain just makes people take more pain medication?

Oxycodone: Yes and no. Oxycodone is a frequently prescribed immediate release narcotic given to people who are on chronic opioid therapy with a sustained release narcotic taken orally or by patch. The key is frequent follow-up with your pain physician to get to a regimen of sustained release narcotic where you require the minimum amount of oxycodone/breakthrough meds for emergency only. ...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


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How long does oxycodone 30 mg prescription last?

About one year: If you're asking how long your prescription is viable at the pharmacy, that would vary shop to shop but would surely be invalid after one year. If you're asking how long the oxycodone would stay effective in your medicine cabinet, the answer is, again, about one year. I suggest my patients dispose of these types of meds after 12 months. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do people ever get oxycodone without a prescription?

Do people ever get oxycodone without a prescription?

Oxycodone: Oxycodone requires a prescription and taking it from a friend or another person who is not a physician is not only illegal but may pose a serious health threat to you. ...Read more

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How long do I have to fill my oxycodone prescription?

How long do I have to fill my  oxycodone  prescription?

Varies by state: The answer varies depending on which state you live in but 30 days is the answer for washington, dc. Your state is probably 30 days too. ...Read more

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Can I get a prescription from you right now for roxicodone (oxycodone)?

No: Oxycodone is a controlled substance and the pharmacist must have the original, written Rx according to your diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've had a prescription for oxycodone oxycontin for over 5 years due to ba recently and with the hard de how long will it take for it to be out of ur?

Oxy IR & ER 5 yrs: Hello. Didn't understand the "to ba recently & with the hard de". You've been taking IR and ER forms for 5 years. You didn't mention your current dose. Boils down to half lives.( It's longer for ER version.) How your body metabolizes these meds is important. If your body metabolizes these medications slowly, then they are going to linger around much longer than stated half lives & show on tests ...Read more

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Is oxycodone good for treating TMJ pain? Got prescription wondering if it will help i'm at witt's end!

Is oxycodone good for treating TMJ pain? Got prescription wondering if it will help i'm at witt's end!

No: No. Will relieve the pain. But narcotics NOT GOOD for TMJ pain. Can be habituating. Stay away from narcotics for TMD!! ...Read more

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Can i take 5mg of oxycodone after taking 5mg of roxicet?i had a 5mg roxicet left over from another prescription and took it but it isn't working well

Mixing pain meds: Roxicet is basically oxycodone combined with acetaminophen (tylenol) so taking both would be equivalent to taking 10 mg of oxycodone. Assuming you have been on oxycodone then the additional 5 mg should pose no problems Good luck ...Read more

Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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