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Oxycodone Prescription Pain Makes 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would like alternatives to my present prescription medication that is not working. At the present, the va doctor has me on 5mg oxycodone (x2 three times per day), 10mg cyclobenzaprine (two per day), & 500mg naproxen (1 per day). I have spinal degenerati
I have a prescription for zanaflex (tizanidine) and oxycodone. i know that the oxycodone will show up in a urine drug test, will the zanaflex (tizanidine)?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Is oxycodone good for treating TMJ pain? Got prescription wondering if it will help i'm at witt's end!
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