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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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What are side effects of oxycodone and how long can they last?

Oxycodone: Typically, nausea, vomiting, sedation, constipation, difficulty concentrating, - the first three usually last about 4-6 hours. However, there is variability between people. ...Read more

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How long does it take for roxicodone (oxycodone) to get out your system if you took 2 and you haven't took one in 2 months? I need to know the correct answer

How long does it take for roxicodone (oxycodone) to get out your system if you took 2 and you haven't took one in 2 months? I need to know the correct answer

48 - 72 Hours: The drug is clinically not active after 15 to 20 hours. It is still probably detectable in the bloodstream or urine after three days. It will only be detectable after two months in other tissues such as hair. The exact answer will depend on the patient and other variables. ...Read more

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Why does a long half-life mean a long withdrawal? Xanax (alprazolam) and oxycodone have short hls but w/d can last months. Why would suboxone. Be longer?

Time Dependency: Narcotic withdrawal times and severity are complex phenomena and not easy to summarize. The time it takes the body to get rid of narcotics (half-lives) may have far more to do with length and severity of dependence, malnutrition, sleep deprivation and kidney and liver function than the pharmacokinetic profile of the drug. Please speak with your pain management specialist for specific advice. ...Read more

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Can oxycodone and codeine pills be taken at the same time safely? Is there interaction between these meds?

Not routinely: Taking oxycodone and Codeine together may cause an increased mental and respiratory depression which depending on the dose and size of the patient could be dangerous. ...Read more

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Can you mix roxicodone (oxycodone) and excedrin?

If you are : Taking straight roxicodone, (oxycodone) you can add excedrin to your regimen. Make sure you don't take more than the recommended doses of Acetaminophen and nsaids. ...Read more

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How many percocet 10mgs are equivalent to roxicodone (oxycodone) 15mgs?

How many percocet 10mgs are equivalent to roxicodone (oxycodone) 15mgs?

Equal Amount: Percocet 10 contains 10 mg of oxycodone and usually 325 mg of actaminophen and roxicodone 10 mg contains 10 mg of oxycodone. ...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