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Measures for accidental intake of oxycodone with alcohol - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well my friend called me up and told me that he took 25 mg. of oxycodone
User :   and he said that he had 3 beers as well
User :   should he be worried about health?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   18 male
User :   i cant give any more info about him
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have drowsiness
Doctor :   or confusion
Doctor :   please rush to Emergency room
Doctor :   r u there
User :   he said that he was a little bit drowsy and sleepy.
Doctor :   i would advise u to rush to hospital
Doctor :   he needs immediate medical attention
User :   he said that the drowsines has passed.
Doctor :   when did he take 25 tablets
Doctor :   what time
Doctor :   sorry 25mg
Doctor :   right
User :   bout 5 1/2 hours ago. and he had beers a couple hours after
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes only 25 mg
Doctor :   then its fine
Doctor :   make sure u promptly consult physician
Doctor :   if there is confusion and drowsiness
Doctor :   25 mg
Doctor :   he would recover
User :   are there any symptoms that he needs to focus on? to be sure he's safe
Doctor :   drowsiness
Doctor :   convulsions
Doctor :   cold extremities
Doctor :   severe weakness
Doctor :   or dizziness
Doctor :   fainting
Doctor :   shallow breathing
Doctor :   then u got to promptly see a doctor
Doctor :   he can also get nausea
Doctor :   vomiting
Doctor :   constipation
User :   ok thank you doctor. i'll be sure to let him know and make sure to be wary about those symptoms
Doctor :   never consume alcohol with oxycodone
Doctor :   it is not safe
User :   are there any long term effects?
Doctor :   to do so
Doctor :   dont self medicate
Doctor :   he might land up in dependence
Doctor :   dont allow him to drive
Doctor :   or run machinery now
User :   what could he end up denpendent on?
Doctor :   he gets hooked up to the drug
Doctor :   Do not drink alcohol while you are taking this medication. Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with oxycodone
Doctor :   Oxycodone can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
Doctor :   Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
User :   is advil or any otc drugs safe with alcohol?
Doctor :   do drug is safe when take with alcohol
Doctor :   u will be endangering ur own life
Doctor :   with all this
Doctor :   kindly avoid doing that for ur own safety
User :   thank you for the advice doctor. its much appreciated.
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   good nite
User :   night
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   yeah i had a personal question...
User :   this ones about me.
Doctor :   sure
User :   one of my testicles hangs lower than the other. and i heard that thats a bad thing.
User :   is there something wrong?
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   thats normal
User :   for a long time
Doctor :   which testes
User :   like the left or right?
Doctor :   normally one testes will hang lower
Doctor :   in 85% of males
Doctor :   so u need not worry
Doctor :   thats a normal variation
User :   ok thank you doctor.
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   good nite
User :   thats all the question i have at the moment
User :   night
Doctor :   bye for now
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