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What is a good step down from oxycodone in terms of pain relief?

What is a good step down from oxycodone in terms of pain relief?

Several options: You could simply reduce the dose of dosing frequency. You could try hydrocodone or tramadol in place of oxycodone. ...Read more

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Pain Relief (Definition)

A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more


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What dose of oxycodone would have the same pain relief effects as one dose of fentora 800mcg?

What dose of oxycodone would have the same pain relief effects as one dose of fentora 800mcg?

It depends: Even among experts the notion of opiate equivalences can be considered controversial especially if one becomes overly specific. Genetic and other contextual variable including the amount and duration all play a role. This is not a question for you to try and figure out. It is challenging enough for your physician! ...Read more

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Is methadone better than oxycodone for chronic pain relief?

Is methadone better than oxycodone for chronic pain relief?

Perhaps: Methadone is some times hard to get just right. There is less tolerance effect. There is probably better relief of nerve type pain as well with methadone. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to nsaids can I take oxycodone-aspirin? What are my actual options for pain relief? Also allergic to acetamenophine

If I am allergic to nsaids can I take oxycodone-aspirin? What are my actual options for pain relief? Also allergic to acetamenophine

Depends: If your allergy is to a specific nsaid like naproxen (more rare), then yes. If your allergy is not IgE-medicated, but rather causes hives or perhaps other side effects such as gastrointestinal discomfort, then yes. Side effects could be treated. If your allergy is to all nsaids (such as in a aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease), then no unless desensitized. See an Allergist to differentiate. ...Read more

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I have hep b c stomach ulcers nsaid s and tyelonol are a death sentence for someone seeking pain relief like myself would roxicodone (oxycodone) 15 mg be a suitab?

Oxycodone: Roxicodone (oxycodone) is another brand name for semisynthetic narcotic. Your gastroenterologist knows the severity of your gastric ulcers and other medications you are taking. This physician should make recommendation what pain killers will do less harm. ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix oxycodone and ibuprofen for pain relief?

Is it safe to mix oxycodone and ibuprofen for pain relief?

Safety: Yes it is ok. But remember always consult with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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How does dihydrocodeine compare to oxycodone in the relief of moderately severe chronic back pain?

How does dihydrocodeine compare to oxycodone in the relief of moderately severe chronic back pain?

Opioids aren't great: oxycodone is a much more potent analgesic than dihydrocodeine. The problem is that opioids are often not good for chronic pain. They often don't provide lasting results. And lots of patients get dependant on them. If you have PTSD and chronic pain and have had back surgery, it's important to get multidisciplinary treatment that helps you maintain your function. You need mind-body care ...Read more

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Migraine relief with pain medicine? Oxycodone is the only thing that relieves my migraines. Can I take a low does regularly?

Migraine relief with pain medicine? Oxycodone is the only thing that relieves my migraines. Can I take a low does regularly?

Not recommended: Opioids do not work well clinically in migraine. Opioids should not be used in migraine because they induce rebound or medication overuse headache. See Orofacial Pain or headache specialist for migraine management. ...Read more

Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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Oxycodone (Definition)

Schedule ii controlled medication. Opioid (semi-synthetic) used ...Read more


Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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Roxicodone (Definition)

Roxicodone is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more