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Will smoking oxycontin cause paranoid schizophrenia?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: No

Smoking opiates like heroin or Oxycontin have not been associated with schizophrenia but it clearly means you have a problem with drug abuse and need to seek treatment.

In brief: No

Smoking opiates like heroin or Oxycontin have not been associated with schizophrenia but it clearly means you have a problem with drug abuse and need to seek treatment.
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Dr. Alfredo Soto
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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology

In brief: Talk to your doctor

Before even consering such a misadventure you should run this by a trusted physician.
You deserve a personalized thoughtful and complete explaination for why you or anyone else should not do this.

In brief: Talk to your doctor

Before even consering such a misadventure you should run this by a trusted physician.
You deserve a personalized thoughtful and complete explaination for why you or anyone else should not do this.
Dr. Eric Weisman
Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Daryl Tanski
Psychiatry

In brief: Regardless

Although smoking Oxycontin is unhealthy for many other reasons it would be less likely to precipitate psychosis or schizophrenia.

In brief: Regardless

Although smoking Oxycontin is unhealthy for many other reasons it would be less likely to precipitate psychosis or schizophrenia.
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Dr. Daryl Tanski
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry

In brief: No

Smoking oxycodone does not cause schizophrenia, bur such behavior could be dangerous.
Too much of any opiate can cause one to stop breathing and die..!

In brief: No

Smoking oxycodone does not cause schizophrenia, bur such behavior could be dangerous.
Too much of any opiate can cause one to stop breathing and die..!
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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