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Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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Roxicodone (Overview)

Roxicodone is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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What is roxicodone (oxycodone) used for?

What is roxicodone (oxycodone) used for?

Some pain: Ideally, it should be used for short-term treatment of acute, non-cancer pain. Or for chronic treatment of cancer-related pain. It is highly addictive, and best avoided for long-term use. ...Read more

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Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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Roxicodone (Overview)

Roxicodone is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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How much will a roxicodone (oxycodone) should be taken?

How much will a roxicodone (oxycodone) should be taken?

Confusing?: You need to re-ask your question. Do you mean how often should it be taken? (every 4-6 hours). How much should you take at a time? (exactly the amount your doctor prescribes). ...Read more

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What do they prescribe roxicodone (oxycodone) for?

What do they prescribe roxicodone (oxycodone) for?

Roxicodone (oxycodone): Roxicodone is a brand name for a short acting potent form of oxycodone like Percocet or endocet, which have tylenol (acetaminophen) if there is a "cet" on the end of it. It is used for acute pain and is very effective for short term use, but is very addictive and has a high abuse and diversion potential in improper cases, it should be used with caution for severe acute pain in adults without contraindicaitons. ...Read more

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Will i be prescribed roxicodone (oxycodone) for severe foot surgery?

Will i be prescribed roxicodone (oxycodone) for severe foot surgery?

Roxicodone (oxycodone): Depends on procedure and surgeons preference and your past medical history. ...Read more

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What can I do for chronic pelvic pain? I have tried everything and nothing works. Oxycodone helped a little bit but the doctor wont give me anymore.

What can I do for chronic pelvic pain? I have tried everything and nothing works. Oxycodone helped a little bit but the doctor wont give me anymore.

Need diagnostic test: The cause of your pain needs to be thoroughly worked up with physical examination, history and appropriately determined radiological and/or lab tests. I suggest you see a gynecologist first. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 18 30 mg. Pills of oxycodone a day?

Is it safe to take 18 30 mg. Pills of oxycodone a day?

No: You are most probably addicted to the drug. More people die now from prescriptional medications than from traffic accidents. Ask professional help. ...Read more

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60mg cymbalta (duloxetine) for neuropathy 2mg klonopin anxiety, 5mg oxycodone for nerve pain.Wanted to increase oxycodone from once a day to a higher level, was told combo of klonopin and oxy is deadly is that tru?

True.: Klonopin is a long-acting benzodiazepine and Oxycodone is a long-acting opiate and can depress the respiratory function . They are also both habit-forming. The Cymbalta (duloxetine) will also help with neuropathic pain and instead of increasing the opiate if your pain is still not controlled adding Gabapentin might help. Your PCP could also refer you to a pain center for other pain control measures. ...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