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Can Methadone and Oxycodone be taken together?

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Dr. Muhammed Aslam

General & Family Physician

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Posted on Tue, 5 Aug 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: what happens if you take methadone and oxycodone together. I'm trying to get off of the oxycodone so I ran out of them, but I had some methdone left from a year ago when I quit once before so I took a methadone. Thanks XXXX
Answered by Dr. Muhammed Aslam 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
no significant interaction

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,welcome to health care magic forum.
I am Dr Aslam here to help you.
There are no established significant interactions between methadone and oxycodone.
Anyhow,both belongs to opioid any effects may get added up-so its better to avoid,as side effects like respiratory suppression can be added up.
Hope your query is answered.
Take care. Thank you.
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