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The narcotic itch is driving me nuts but my post operative pain isnt low enough to stop taking the oxycodone...What can I do to lessen the itchies?
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In brief: Allergy
You may be allergic to the pain med.
Even though some people can develop itching as some of these meds hasten histamine release. I would consult with your doc to find maybe an alternative to the oxycodone or consult him on the possibility of taking a antihistamine medication.

In brief: Allergy
You may be allergic to the pain med.
Even though some people can develop itching as some of these meds hasten histamine release. I would consult with your doc to find maybe an alternative to the oxycodone or consult him on the possibility of taking a antihistamine medication.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology
In brief: You can try
Benydryl. Also, maybe you can swap out some of the oxycodone for a non-narcotic pain med.

In brief: You can try
Benydryl. Also, maybe you can swap out some of the oxycodone for a non-narcotic pain med.
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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