Oxycodone belongs to a class of medicines called opioid analgesics. It relieves moderate to severe pain in people who need pain relievers around the clock and is not responding to other medicines. Oxycodone can cause side effects such as dry mouth, drowsiness, flushing, headache, mood changes, and stomach ache.
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Query: Hi doctor, I took Oxycodone and mixed it with alcohol two months ago. I did not drink a lot but ended up with the worst panic attack. I did not go to the hospital. A week later, everything was fine, but I had some stressful events in my life. Now, I am experiencing anxiety, and it is not controllab... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not due to Oxycodone because its plasma half-life is 4 to 5 hours. It is completely eliminated or metabolized by the body after 12 hours, so there is no question of the previous drug causing such anxiety episodes. I would suggest you consult a physician or to tak... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, If prescribed Percoset (5/325) and reversion back to regular Acetaminophen, is there even a slight chance that the oxy component of the Percoset could be triggered since Percoset side effects can be permanent even with one use? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Acetaminophen is safe compared to Percoset. Single use of Percoset never causes permanent side effects. The side effect caused by a single dose (such as loss of appetite and difficulty in emptying bladder) will be for one day only. Once the amount of drug gets excreted ... Read Full »