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Norco

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Oxycodone

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Other Names: Oxycontin   Roxicodone   Oxyir   Oxynorm   Endone
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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Rating: 2 out of 5
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Hydrocodone/paracetamol (also known as hydrocodone/acetaminophen) is a combination of two analgesic products hydrocodone and paracetamol (acetaminophen) used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It is usually found in tablet form, produced and marke... 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 irene
July 29, 2014
irene wrote
stealing
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
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 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 Chris
January 6, 2014
Chris wrote
Levaquin
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By WorkingMan
December 25, 2013
WorkingMan wrote
Norco/hydrocodone, Qualitest brand name generic.
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By captclap
December 7, 2013
captclap wrote
exalgo
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 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
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 Norco vs. Oxycodone

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months. The Norco's worked well, I still had pain but...
...several months. The Norco's worked well, I still had pain ...to 10mg of Oxycodone 6 times a day and its not work at all hardly. I get pain relief for about 1 hour. Certainly not work as good ...
when i was on norcos i was only at 20-30% pain relief. I am...
...on norcos i was only at 20-30% pain relief. I am on oxycodone 30 mg now ,and pain...
worked great but the norco seems to be working great for me...
...would have to say oxycodone probably gave me more pain ...greater than with hydrocodone. I have only been rx'd oxycodone one time and it worked great but the norco seems to be working great for ...
taken Norco? I was on Norco and it helped but not a lot....
You have taken Norco? I was on Norco and it helped but not a lot. I am taking oxycodone now and it helps a lot more. Just ...the anti depressants, I have heard Cymbalta works well. It is hard t...
people. Norco 10/325 used to work very well for me, but I...
...the hydrocodone? Hydrocodone, while not quite as strong as oxycodone, works better for some people. Norco 10/325 used to work very well for me, but I was switched to opioid-only meds (first...
ago i went from taking norco 7.5/325 4 times a day to...
...about 5 months ago i went from taking norco 7.5/325 4 times a day to oxycodone 10 /325 the oxycodone works great but have concerns how ...to go back to the norco and now the norco isnt ...try...
went from 10mg Norco every 6 hours to 10mg Oxycodone every...
...went from 10mg Norco every 6 hours to 10mg Oxycodone every 8 hrs and ...have any withdrawal because Oxycodone is strong...
oxycodone and went down to norco.went c/t 21 days ago...
...in feb.Hurt it on dec12.was taking oxycodone and went down to norco.went c/t 21 days ago and still having trouble with depression .Now i am going...
just wants me to go away. Norco worked and vicroprofen but...
...something else and I got sick with the oxycodone and wanted to just go ...got mad and seems like he just wants me to go away. Norco worked and vicroprofen but ive been trying to get...
med?  Should I go back to the Norco at a higher dose...
...My doctor recently changed my pain med from Norco(10mg) to Oxycodone(5mg), but it does not work ...was a stronger med?  Should I go back to the Norco at a higher dose or more per day?  The Norco...
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