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Is it safe to take 18 30 mg. Pills of oxycodone a day?
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Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
You are most probably addicted to the drug.
More people die now from prescriptional medications than from traffic accidents. Ask professional help.

In brief: No
You are most probably addicted to the drug.
More people die now from prescriptional medications than from traffic accidents. Ask professional help.
Dr. Michael Gofeld
Dr. Michael Gofeld
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Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Be warned!
First of all, if you need that many pills to obtain relief, it sounds like you need some other forms of treatment to help you lower your pain.
Are these oxycodone tabs mixed with Acetaminophen or plain? If they are a mixture, then you could be ingesting toxic levels of those products. Lastly, if you are taking this many now, what next? Where do you go from here? Options need to be reviewed.

In brief: Be warned!
First of all, if you need that many pills to obtain relief, it sounds like you need some other forms of treatment to help you lower your pain.
Are these oxycodone tabs mixed with Acetaminophen or plain? If they are a mixture, then you could be ingesting toxic levels of those products. Lastly, if you are taking this many now, what next? Where do you go from here? Options need to be reviewed.
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management
In brief: It's Possible
If tolerance has developed, it's possible.
Someone who is naive to opioids would stop breathing with this dose. This degree of tolerance would take awhile to develop or be caused by extreme pain like cancer metastasis.This is an unusually high number of pills, someone getting this number would probably be suspected to be diverting some of their meds until proven otherwise.

In brief: It's Possible
If tolerance has developed, it's possible.
Someone who is naive to opioids would stop breathing with this dose. This degree of tolerance would take awhile to develop or be caused by extreme pain like cancer metastasis.This is an unusually high number of pills, someone getting this number would probably be suspected to be diverting some of their meds until proven otherwise.
Dr. James Marx
Dr. James Marx
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