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Lexapro vs. Oxycodone for Pain

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Lexapro

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Other Names: Escitalopram   Cipralex   Sipralexa   Nexito

Oxycodone

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/ 145,916 posts
Other Names: Oxycontin   Roxicodone   Oxyir   Oxynorm   Endone
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Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio... Read more on Wikipedia
Oxycodone (OxyContin and other brand names) is an opioid analgesic medication synthesized from opium-derived thebaine. It was developed in 1916 in Germany, as one of several new semi-synthetic opioids in an attempt to improve on the existing opioid... Read more on Wikipedia
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By krickett
November 10, 2014
krickett wrote
Oxycodone vs Tridural
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By Dennis
September 19, 2014
Dennis wrote
Oxycodne and my memory
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By irene
July 29, 2014
irene wrote
stealing
Thank you & I just been put on it by my doctor, a month now but, it's not helping my pain any!!!!
October 20, 2014
My wife was on oxycodone for years and ran into a lot of problems. She now takes Exalgo, a time released pill that she said works great and without all the side effects of oxy. She has chronic pain and says this works great. Get off the oxy. It's not easy to do but do it in steps. I also was on it and am now free of it
Got  |  August 18, 2014
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By char
June 27, 2014
char wrote
grand mal seizure and oxycodone
I have been taking oxycodone for about six years have had seizures before that the injuries form the seizures led to my having to take the oxy it does not usually cause them if they can't fine a reason for the seizure that is a good thing it is called idiopathic
flanimal1  |  September 21, 2014
Oxycodon will not cause seizures on its own when decreasing dosage or even when in full blown withrawel. You will feel like complete shit but unless there is an underlying health issue opiates/opioids are usually fairly safe to come off of. The addictive a substances that have dangerious withdrawels and can cause seizures if not properly tapered off are benzos (i.e. Xanax) and alchohol.
Lemon  |  July 25, 2014
Had you recently decreased your oxycodone dose (by even a small amount) or missed a dose (even if you didn't immediately feel any ill effects after the skipped dose)?
I had a seizure a few years ago after taking less of my xanax than usual for a couple days in a row. At first they couldn't find a cause for the episode, but ultimately chalked it up a change in the amount of xanax in my system. After years on high daily doses of xanax, my body took that as the norm and carried out its other funct
HH  |  July 4, 2014
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By miss dinguette
March 31, 2014
miss dinguette wrote
Lexapro, sleepwalking state and alcohol
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By RecallZydus
March 13, 2014
RecallZydus wrote
All Zydus generics
I am on 20 mg 4 times a day of Roxicodone. CVSis the pharmacy I always use n they give me the kvk brand up till this past month. I receive no pain relief from the brand Zydus. I also itchy as if I am elergic reaction n have to take Benadrial. I called Cvs and the told me this zydus brand is what there warehouse sends them. I then went to my doctors office and told his nurse the problem and her response was because of the FDA there was nothing they can do. So, I now am forced to lay in the bed h
Amanda  |  August 25, 2014
I just had the same experience with Zydus Labs 15 mg oxycodone. Panic, stomach issues, dilated pupils, heart palpitations. That's after only taking those for 3 days. I took them back to doctor, he wrote another prescription for the balance of unused meds. I called Zydus Labs and FDA, placed a adverse affect form with both. Now I have KVK brand, so much better.
T.B.  |  July 4, 2014
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By Lauren
February 17, 2014
Lauren wrote
Lexapro and Hiccups
Yawning is a side affect because of oxygen intake changing so the hiccups sounds normal when thinking about that. Any time I have to restart Lexapro I yawn soooo much.
Jamie  |  April 21, 2014
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By captclap
December 7, 2013
captclap wrote
exalgo
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Exalgo is very strong but it takes a few days to get up to full strength in the body. I take 2 oxycodone 10mg every 4 hours but after being prescribed exalgo 16mg I just take one in the morning and I'm good all day. Only need the oxy when break through pain gets tough.
Rob  |  February 17, 2014
16' rods??? wow, you must be an avatar creature to have 16 foot rods in your spine.
Rob  |  February 17, 2014
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By Amanda
November 27, 2013
Amanda wrote
Antidepressants I
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By Deidre Ferrentino
November 3, 2013
Deidre Ferrentino wrote
Lortab 10/500
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By trav
August 11, 2013
trav wrote
oxycodone/sleep apnea
I was on oxycodone for 6 yrs. went to work ,went to gym 5 A.M. Before work slept great . Best shape of my life after being hit by a snowplow and a TKR. Changed meds to oxycontin cant sleep ,cant work cant walk.?? MISERABLE ...
john  |  September 5, 2014
Although medicines affect everyone differently which is very true! If you Doctor orders a diagnostic test do not blow it off get it done you never know what could save your life. The most important thing is to have a great relationship with your Doctor and have one that you can trust and trusts you!!
Kevin  |  August 20, 2014
To Mary, sorry to hear about your story. It sounds like your daughter might have coincidentally developed a psychotic condition e.g. schizophrenia independently of the oxycodone. Not that I am a big fan of oxy, but if you get fixated on oxy as the cause of your daughter's psychosis, no one will take you seriously as opioids simply do not cause chronic psychosis (they can cause acute delirium). Hope things get better for you and your daughter.
Dave  |  June 24, 2014
It would be nice to have some kind of warning about comment length. Over half my last comment got cut off and lost, and nothing told me I had gone over any character limit. All that work, and pain, to type it out, and gone!
Jacob  |  April 23, 2014
That's right. All opioids can cause central sleep apnea, do to their respiratory depression effect. All meds of any kind can cause various adverse reactions in some people. But different people do react differently to different drugs. It's a matter of you and your doctor deciding if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Although opioids do tend to give me apnea, I need the pain control, and so I accept the adverse effects. I take morphine, with oxy for breakthrough, because the methadone I used t
Jacob  |  April 23, 2014
My daughter was on Oxy (presecribed by an incompetent GP) and after little over a year & Many pills later she became Psychotic from the meds. It was the only medicine she was taking & I watched the progression of the psychosis. I don't care what the drug companies Phony Reports say. Oxy Can Cause Psychosis---and it doesn't wear Off (even after the meds are stopped--we are over a year now!) and there Is No Cure. I hate the pharmaceutical companies they ruined my daughter's life--and her entire f
Mary  |  April 21, 2014
Also, I started out on 5 pain meds....down to just this one. And after being seen by a Maximized Living Chiropractor (beginning 11/2013) I have decreased the oxycodone by 30 pills a month - 3 months ago.
3 spinal fusions  |  April 8, 2014
I am 45, female and have been on oxycodone for 9 years and do not have sleep apnea. The sleep study verified that. sorry, but meds don't have the same effect on everyone.
3 spinal fusions  |  April 8, 2014
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What patients are saying about Lexapro vs. Oxycodone

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EXTREMELY DROWSY. Took oxycodone yesterday and today and...
...i'm on Lexapro as well and it makes me EXTREMELY DROWSY. Took oxycodone yesterday and today and that gave me energy! The lexapro really makes me lethargic ...mix them with Lexapro. Has anyone...
EXTREMELY DROWSY. Took oxycodone yesterday and today and...
...i'm on Lexapro as well and it makes me EXTREMELY DROWSY. Took oxycodone yesterday and today and that gave me energy! The lexapro really makes me ...mix them with Lexapro. Has anyone done...
and Oxycodone for pain. These 2 meds work well and...
...At this point, I take Oxycotin and Oxycodone for pain. These 2 meds work well and give me ...side effects. I also take Soma, Trazadone, and Lexapro at night which all helps me to sleep. I'm d...
and sore. Allergic to oxycodone and that taking hydrocodone...
...have found after taking lexapro for anxiety was that when ...very stiff and sore. Allergic to oxycodone and that taking hydrocodone for break through pain ...for now I take prozac in the morn...
hubby told me to take my oxycodone so i can sleep because...
...bath tonight after I took my lexapro well a quarter of the 10mg tablet i cannot take the whole ...hubby told me to take my oxycodone so i can sleep because ...if i can even take half an oxy? ...
a 9 or 10, i usually take an oxycodone and if im home i lie...
i have been on lexapro before. obviously it didnt work for me since i ...or 10, i usually take an oxycodone and if im home i ...then i still take an oxycodone, but continue doing whatever im...
Lexapro and Oxycodone. None are helping, I go to Physical...
...I've had two nerve blocks with no relief (except back pain ...taking Lyrica, Lexapro and Oxycodone. None are helping, I go to Physical therapy 3x a week, my foot is less \"sensitive\" but the p...
helps me. I'm also on oxycodone, however, I take Lexapro...
...helps me. I'm also on oxycodone, however, I take Lexapro 20 mg for depression and when I migraine hits, my Dr prescribed me Butalbital Comp-Codeine #3. ...I've been on Lexapro after trying...
get angry tho. But, I also take Lexapro also which helps...
Oxycodone - as the med. wears off has anyone else experenced more sev. pain? I take Percocet 10/325 and it will last ...one time to take Advil at the same ...angry tho. But, I also take Lexapro ...
new Doc is starting me on Oxycodone APAP 5/325. Can anyone...
My new Doc is starting me on Oxycodone APAP 5/325. Can anyone tell ...did you take it? I have tried celebrex, tramadol, cymbalta...None worked. Right now I am only on Lexapro 20 mg and thyroid 1...
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