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I am 33 male and am on oxcycontin 20mg tid and 10mg oxcycodone for break through. Is this treatment ok for long-term, like for life?
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Absolutely not
Oxycontin is designed as a q 12hrs medication - you you are not taking this correctly.
Oxycodone can be used for breakthrough pain - but the frequency should be dictated by which btp episodes need to be treated. Both medications are bad if used long term.

In brief: Absolutely not
Oxycontin is designed as a q 12hrs medication - you you are not taking this correctly.
Oxycodone can be used for breakthrough pain - but the frequency should be dictated by which btp episodes need to be treated. Both medications are bad if used long term.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
Internal Medicine
In brief: Not enough info
It depends on the cause for you taking this medications and other medical problems that may.

In brief: Not enough info
It depends on the cause for you taking this medications and other medical problems that may.
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
Dr. Gaston Moran Celayes
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