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I have been on oxycodone for chronic pain for 3 years. Is it safe to be on this medication long term?
Oxycodone: Best to treat pain with non addictive meds. Opioids cause dependence,drowsiness,urine retention and constipation. Alternatives are muscle relaxants, lyrica, (pregabalin) gabapentin , fish oil, coconut oil, herbals like tumeric, ,Vit D, calcium-deficient persons, magnesium ( in deficient individuals), B12 if deficient, non steroidals, PT,aqua therapy, kinesiotape. Discuss with doctor/pain doctor. ...Read more
Is it true that having an oxycodone prescription for breakthrough pain just makes people take more pain medication?
Oxycodone: Yes and no. Oxycodone is a frequently prescribed immediate release narcotic given to people who are on chronic opioid therapy with a sustained release narcotic taken orally or by patch. The key is frequent follow-up with your pain physician to get to a regimen of sustained release narcotic where you require the minimum amount of oxycodone/breakthrough meds for emergency only. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take oxycodone 15mg tid. My wife does not but she tested positive for my medication on a pre employment drug screen? Would intercorse cause this?
Has anyone been allergic to percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) pain medication, and if so, what happened?
Not t Typically: Allergies usually don't occur with opioids of any type. But all do have side effects such as itching, nausea, constipation, and initially drowsiness and respiratory depression. Some of the opioids cause more than others. Percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) does contain Aspirin which some people can have serious reactions such as severe asthma possibly death. Also, no Aspirin in those under 18 or so with fever.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister overdosed on medications she took 70 methocarbamol, 30 nabumetone, and 30 oxycodone. What will happen to her. Will she die?
Need ER: Call 911 and have her get emergency services. ...Read more
How come the FDA controls medication like adderal or / oxycodone or xanex,? how do they define what drug gets controlled? Iv always wondered this.
Can I donate plasma if I have hypothyroid and I am prescribed medications like oxycodone flexril and dizapam for degenerative disc diease? I am o+
I had a tibial tubercle medializatiin last week. How long should I expect to need narcotics? Which medications are most effective? On oxycodone now
Why does oxycodone make me so sick? I'd love to know, I have tried other medications such as Vicodin and Tramadol that dont work and dont make me sick
Would taking my prescribed medications on a full stomach mitigate any risks for liver problems? Oxycontin and oxycodone.
I am 16 weeks pregnant and have been taking oxycodone 30 mg for my entire pregnancy, if i stop taking that medication now , is my baby still going to be born with oxycodone in his system?
No; stop it now!: Stop all narcotics during pregnancy! they cross the placenta and get your fetus addicted, especially the longer you use them at higher doses. If you stop oxycodone now your fetus should be fine at birth - although the drug may have already affected the early fetal brain development in untold ways. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a knee replacement 5 wks ago. I'm on tramadol and oxycodone for pain. Should I be worried about getting addicted to the medication?
New research is good: Your concern may be helpful. There is a big problem w/ this but new research is hopeful that IF used correctly, post-op use does NOT addict in otherwise emotionally healthy or supported folk. Work w/ your Dr and Therapist to be sure your are a god survivor. The Behavior Tx can target this w/ non-drug help. Best wshes! ...Read more