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Methadone vs oxycontin, which has worse usual side effects, which is more dangerous and why?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: Similar

They are similar in terms of side effects.
I think Methadone is more dangerous because there is less "euphoria" when it is taken. One does not "feel" in terms of feeling sleepy or dopey. If taken again (and again) it can be lethal before one ever "feels" it.

In brief: Similar

They are similar in terms of side effects.
I think Methadone is more dangerous because there is less "euphoria" when it is taken. One does not "feel" in terms of feeling sleepy or dopey. If taken again (and again) it can be lethal before one ever "feels" it.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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