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What is oxycontin?

What is oxycontin?

Opioid pain reliever: OxyContin is a long-acting opioid pain reliever with dosing at 8-12 hrs instead of 4-6 hrs like most other opioid meds. It can, unfortunately, be more easily abused than some & was thus the subject of some controversy a few yrs back, but I find it is an excellent medication for those w/ severe or long-term chronic pain. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Oxycontin (Definition)

Treats moderate to severe pain. Rapid-release oxycodone is a narcotic that is used ...Read more


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What are the effects of snorting oxycontin?

Seek help: It is not intended for snorting obviously. You should seek help asap if you are doing so. Side effects can come form the active ingredient and form the inactive ones. ...Read more

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What are oxycontin/percoset prescribed for?

Pain medication: Percocet is Oxycodone with Tylenol (acetaminophen). Both of these medications are taken for the treatment of severe pain. ...Read more

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Oxycontin and hydrocodone related?

Oxycontin and hydrocodone related?

Yes: They are both narcotics. Do not use them together unless explicitly directed by a physician. ...Read more

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Can i mix oxycontin with temazepam?

Can i mix oxycontin with temazepam?

Check with doctor: Mixing medications without discussing with your doctor is usually a bad idea. Both of these medications are addictive, and have high abuse potential. Both are sedating and can potentially decrease respiratory effort-a very dangerous combo. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about oxycontin addiction?

What can you tell me about oxycontin addiction?

That is a very broad: question. Most people get hooked after taking it for chronic pain. It is highly addictive and hard to overcome. Avoid casual use especially if anyone in your family has had trouble with drugs or alcohol. ...Read more

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Could a five panel drug test test fox oxycontin?

Could a five panel drug test test fox oxycontin?

This site is: meant to provide information that is helpful medically and not as a means to obtain information that will be used otherwise which is what I think you are after. There are many "five panel" drug tests and you will simply have to take your chances. ...Read more

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Which is stronger: opana 40mg or oxycontin 100mg?

Which is stronger: opana 40mg or oxycontin 100mg?

Neither "stronger": These are approximately equipotent doses, and in such doses all opioids have similar effects on pain - where they differ is in their side effects. Oxymorphone (opana) is approximately 3 times more potent than oxycodone, if both are given by mouth. However, there are many individual differences, particularly dependent on liver function and genetic differences in metabolism-tables aren't accurate. ...Read more

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What's the difference between oxycontin and vicodin?

What's the difference between oxycontin and vicodin?

Duration of relief: Vicodin contains hydrocodone and acetominophen. It is a class iii short acting narcotic (4 hours). Oxycontin contains oxycodone, a class ii narcotic. It is long acting (8-12 hours). Both are commonly abused narcotics. ...Read more

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