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I have been taking oxycodone since 2009 after a car

I have been taking oxycodone since 2009 after a car accident which left me with many surgeries two joint repacements and 24/7 pain. I also have rsp and fibomalogy I would like to find something that is not a narcotic are you aware of something to help me get off this drug as I hate taking it.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
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