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Roxicodone 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
Suffering from horrible allergies and can not sleep. Tried OTC alavert as well as zyrtec (cetirizine) - the most recent @ 3pm. Can i also take oxycodone to sleep?
No: Oxycodone is a narcotic for pain. Although it may cause drowsiness in some people, it is not used for sleep. Furthermore, the doctor who prescribed the oxycodone should be alerted because he must have ordered it for pain. If the allergies are horrible, please consult an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trying to figure out my allergies. I get hives from Vicodin, Morphine, NSAIDS, Codeine. Does that mean also allergic to Percocet? How about Oxycodone?
Likely: The reaction from codeine, Vicodin, Morphine etc are not truly allergic reaction but from these drugs' ability to release histamine from your cells. Thus you will not likely tolerate any drug in the opiate group. NSAIDs can also cause hives (which are considered allergic in some) but more likely aggravates an existing episode of hives regardless what may be causing it. Need more information. ...Read more
I am on oxycodone due to a ruptured cyst. Is it safe to take with my night pills(lunesta (eszopiclone) 3mg, clonidine.2mg, along with 2 allergy pills)?Side effects?
Depends...: It is likely to be fatal in an opioid naive patient; however, patients who are very tolerant to opioids from long term pain management can tolerate oral daily doses of that and beyond but in divided doses. Abusers who might inject that quantity in a single dose will in all likelihood not survive. ...Read more
Depends: Under the care of a physician who is familiar with opioid medications and provides the appropriate education on their use this dose may be as low as 5mg. Always start low and slowly increase as needed under the direction of your physician. Medications should never be altered or changed without physician direction. ...Read more
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
Sick in what way?: There are side effects common to all opioids (like nausea, vomiting, itching, flushing, headache, dizziness and constipation) where you may have them with any opioid prescribed. Pain can be treated in many ways - reducing the cause of pain, anti-inflammatory drugs, anti-convulsants and others, depending on what the pain is from. Your doctor and/or pharmacist should be who you are asking. ...Read more