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Oxycodone and Hair Loss

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  • 91 posts reported Stomach Issues with Oxycodone, 0.06% of total posts
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By irene
July 29, 2014
irene wrote
stealing
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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 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 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
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 Oxycodone and Hair Loss

79 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
of Oxycodone 5mg and noticed an increase of hair loss. Can...
...I have taken 4 doses of Oxycodone 5mg and noticed an increase of hair loss. Can this small ...an impact on hair loss? If the medication ...medication should the hair loss subside? I though...
quit oxycodone, and then two years later i quit methadone....
I've quit oxycodone, and then two years later ...I was clear of the oxycodone after about two weeks. The ...month for the shits and hair loss to finally more or less...
my head. I also take Oxycodone for pain. It doesn't take...
...for months, I was put on gabapentin for the scalp itch ...for pain. I do have hair loss, depressive thoughts, rash-serbasious dermatitis and ...my head. I also take Oxycodone for pain. It doe...
,sever pain in muscles taking oxcodone for pain,iam a Lupus...
...Lupus patient, class action suit, oxcodone, hair loss, heared Hair loss ,sever pain in muscles taking oxcodone for pain,iam a Lupus Patient i dont need this pain have enough to began...
barely walk and I took oxycodone & tylenol). You can do...
...rounds of Cytoxan/Taxol on 1/7/11. I had plenty of side effects--but other than loosing my hair and my nails ...day (the neulasta shot caused intense bone ...and I took oxycodone & tylenol). ...
on taxotere so had began to lose hair and have continued...
...the chemo and I have increased my oxycodone for the headache.  I still have a ...nothing like before.  I was recently on taxotere so had began to lose hair and have continued to lose...
,sever pain in muscles taking oxcodone for pain,iam a Lupus...
Hair loss ,sever pain in muscles taking oxcodone for pain,iam a Lupus Patient i dont need this pain have enough to began with.So weak un real few steps pain gets unmangeable,this is unreal is...
depressed. i cut. my hair falls out here and there. i want...
...im depressed. i cut. my hair falls out here and there. i want ...drugs i have…pretty strong i hear…oxycodone. something like that. but i...
brother had been addicted to oxycodone for over two years...
...My brother had been addicted to oxycodone for over two years and ...its tough stuff. If your hair loss is due MBP your best ...would be to get on propecia. It sometimes takes up to...
i noticed i was experiencing abnormal hair loss during that...
...i took in a months time. i noticed i was experiencing abnormal hair loss during that time, so i really do not want ...read. can i ask for oxycodon or will he think i...
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