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Oxycontin Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Allergy to oxycontin? Is that possible? How do you know? Could a person be allergic to all opioids?
Oxycontin: Is a time released long acting formulation of the narcotic oxycodone. It is reserved for those who have a tolerance to opiates and are not opioid naive. It is used for more severe pain and is a schedule 2 drug and can only be written at most for a 30 day prescription with no refills. It is a moderately addictive drug and care should be used with this drug. ...Read more
Opiates: Hello, only suggestion anyone here can give you is to get help. We are not here in order for people to procure drugs except for legitimate reasons. If you are having severe pain you need to be able to negotiate and work with some physician. That may be a difficult task to find someone you can work with. Otherwise if you're addicted to these medications please get help. ...Read more
Many things: Oxycodone, when smoked, gets into the body (and the brain) very quickly, within seconds. It has a greater chance of producing overdose, and can cause physical dependence and addiction more quickly when smoked than when taken by mouth, but both routes of administration will cause addiction. It is not good for the lungs or heart either, since many impurities present in the smoke are toxic. ...Read more
Oxycontin: Nausea, constipation, a liking for the medication, tolerance, dependency. While Oxycontin is a good analgesic it is dangerous to use long term as it has about a 30% which is immediate release. This gives you a boost everytime you take a pill and this is bad as it leads you to like the medication, get dependent and require more frequent doses. ...Read more
What are we treating: First we need to understand what are we treating. Increasing the dose is not always a solution, ovation of medication may be ale o decree the dose and provide efficacy ...Read more
My pain isn’t reducing, ive had my 50mg long lasting OxyContin and then 10mg oxynorm hourly but no effect.?
See doctor: Please see your doctor to review the dosage and review if medications. ...Read more
Be vigilant: Oxycontin - oxycodone is a chemical name. It is prepared in an extended release form. It is a schedule ii drug accdg. To dea schedule/ it is a potent opioid indicated for moderate to severe pain. Like any potent opioids the side effects are similar. There is potential for physical dependence, euphoria, gastrointestinal side effects like nausea, constipation, respiratory depression is a risk. ...Read more
Half-life & delivery: Both are opioids but stay in your body for different lengths of time (half-life) and, of course differ in their delivery (oral versus patch). ...Read more
They are both narcotics. Although one is suppose to be longer acting, the action is variable and all you are doing is adding one narcotic to another and increasing the risk of overdose. I would leave the prescribing and directions to your doctor.
In the state of fl, there are about 3 deaths a day, due to overdoses, for this very reason. ...Read more
Avinza (morphine): Avinza (morphine) is long acting and once day. Hence it is better as you do not have peaks and troughs. Oxycontin is touted as being designed as q 12 hrs but it usually ends up as a q 8hrs or even a q 6 hrs. It is highly addictive for this reason. This is due to an immediate 30% release portion in each tablet so you get a boost every time you take it - not good for a long acting medication. ...Read more
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OxyContin is an Opioid and is used to treat moderate to severe pain that is expected to last for an extended period of time.
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See your Physician for Diagnosis of pain, discuss OxyContin effects; Therapy. ...Read more
Immediate vs Extend: Oxycodone immediate release (roxicodone (oxycodone) and oxyceta) is short acting and used for breakthrough pain. Oxycodone controlled release (oxycontin) is longer acting and it works over many hours. The exact dosage of this controlled substance needs to be determined by the prescriber. ...Read more