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Is Percocet advisable over Trazodone to manage pain?

I take 25 mg of Trazodone to sleep, for I have fibromyalgia. Today I had oral surgery (a dental implant) and was sent home with Percocet, which also makes me sleepy as a side effect, but just for 4 hours or less. If I need the Percocet for the pain, should I skip the Trazodone tonight? Or do they work safely together? (Should I start out with just Trazodone and see if I wake up in pain?) I can t come up with the obvious solution here. I m sorry, I didn t understand that this was a pay service. I feel like an idiot for having given up private medical information to this website -- and for failing to call the pharmacy before it closed, so I m stuck without an answer.
Thu, 13 Jul 2017
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Hi,

Thanks for your question on HCM

I do understand your concern

“As” per your clinical history is concerned if you mix both medication and take there is no serious side effects or any interaction exist between each other but there is a chance of increase sedation so be careful for it. You can try to see if there is any pain without [percocet].

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