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Im currently taking oxycodone for my sever neck damage. What

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I am taking isn't even...
Im currently taking oxycodone for my sever neck damage. What I am taking isn't even touch the pain.
What is the difference between oxycodone 7.5 and oxycodone 30MG no acetaminophon
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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago
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The 30 mg one is most likely a long acting version. So it is 4 times as powerful medication wise but it lasts longer.
It works throughout the day.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
if I had taken a 7.5 around 5 hours ago, How long should I wait to take the 30 based on me be prescribed the 7.5 every 4 hours? Being more powerful the 30 wont make me more loopy will it? Or is it just more powerful because its extended release? Should I avoid my 5MG Valiums with that?
Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

I would wait 8 hours total before taking it and avoid valium with it.

Hopefully it won't make you loopy.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
also would cutting it in half make less powerful?
Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

you can't do that. It will erase the long acting coat on it. That will actually make it more powerful

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
nothing to be worried about then? I get nervous when about stuff like this. Really can't wait for surgery to be done.
Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

No, it should be ok. The 30 mg is long acting so it is less potent. You never know what the effects are going to be but it is usually ok

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