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Prescribed oxycotin 5mg can i use the percocet 10mg in place

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prescribed oxycotin 5mg can i use the percocet 10mg in place of if i cut in half due to the fact prescription cant be filled until monday
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: ezetimbe 10mg, finasteride 5mg, nexium 40mg, latanoprost .005%, meclizine 25mg, metroprolol 50mg, timolo gfs .25, nifedipine 60mg, doc 100mg, pravastatin 10mg, ferrous sulfate-po 325mg asprin-enteric coated 81mg. not allergic to anything
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: just had prostate surgery yesterday
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
hello. anyone there
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

I think you mean oxycodone IR or immediate release 5mg pills, correct,

yes, you can cut percocet 10mg pills in 1/2 and take them instead of oxycodone 5mg IR pills.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
ok thank you
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

you are welcome

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