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Prescribed oxycodones. Can she take a dual dosage of it? Or take hydrocodene?

hello...pretty simple couple of questions...my mother was just prescribed 5mg IR ...also, she has left over 5mg hydrocodones (watson 853)....if she feels that one of the IR oxys isnt easing her pain 100%, is it safe for her to take another IR oxy AND/OR the hydrocodene as well/instead..? if yes, can she do so right away, or should she wait a certain amount of time? i.e. 15,30 minutes? thanks for your time.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Jun 2012
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Hi!
Thanks for query.
No,it is not suitable to take double dose of oxycodone than the dose prescribed.
Also two opoid drugs like oxycodone and hydrocodone should not be taken together.
You can another class of pain killers like NSAIDs for pain relief if not contraindicated.

Hope this helps for you.
Thank you.
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