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What is Roxicodone?

Roxicodone is the generic form of Oxycodone that belongs to the opioid medication class used to treat moderate to severe Pain. Being the most common drug of abuse, health authorities control the production, distribution, and medicine supply.

You can not purchase Roxicodone without a proper prescription. If you are doing so, you are committing a non-cognizable offense under the law.

What precautions should you take while using Roxicodone?

Taking Roxicodone might not be safe if you are allergic to it or any of its components or similar medicines.

You can not take Roxicodone if you have asthma or other breathing disorders or blockage in the stomach or intestine.

Avoid taking Roxicodone 15mg if you are already consuming other pain medicines.

Heath administrations have not approved Roxicodone for treating anyone below 18 years of age.

To ensure that taking Roxicodone is safe for you; you should tell your doctor if you have or ever had the following health disorders:

  • Breathing disorder
  • Sleep apnea (breathing that stops while sleeping)
  • Head injuries
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Kidney disorder
  • Liver disease
  • Urination problems
  • Thyroid
  • Problems in the functioning pancreas and gallbladder

Please don’t take Roxicodone if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It can harm your child and make your baby dependent on the drug.

You should consult your doctor to learn more about the risks and benefits associated with Roxicodone.

You can order Roxicodone online to get the medicine at an affordable price.

How to take it?

Take Roxicodone as your health expert directs you. Never use it more often than prescribed. Consult your doctor if you are getting addicted to the medicine.

It is advisable never to share your medicine with anyone who has a history of drug abuse and addiction. Misuse, abuse, and addiction to medication can be fatal.

Please consult your doctor before taking other pain medication simultaneously with Roxicodone.

Avoid medical errors and report to your doctor if you are not observing any improvement in your health condition.

If your health expert has recommended you take Roxicodone in the form of an injection, please ensure that a trained medical professional is administering the injection.

Sudden withdrawal of the medicine can be risky. Please consult your doctor before leaving the treatment; he will gradually decrease your medicine dose to avoid Roxicodone withdrawal symptoms.

Keep your medicine safely under the suggested atmospheric condition and dispose of the leftover medicine once you have completed the treatment.

Roxicodone dosage

Roxicodone is a prescription medicine used for treating pain (moderate to severe). The Roxicodone dosage will be different for different patients. Please follow your doctor’s advice or directions on the label.

Your doctor will initiate your treatment with the medicine’s minimum possible dose and gradually adjust your medicine dosage according to your health condition.

To determine the best suitable dosages for you, your doctor should examine you thoroughly. Your doctor will recommend Roxicodone dosage keeping the following factors in mind:

  • Age of the patient
  • Weight of the patient
  • The medical condition of the patient
  • Other health disorders that the patient is suffering from
  • How does the patient respond to the first dose of Roxicodone?

The following are the usual Roxicodone dosage that your doctor can prescribe you:

Dosage for treating pain (moderate to severe)

In the form of immediate-release oral tablets

  • For older adults (65 years and above)

Older adults’ internal organs might not work that well; therefore, doctors should be extra careful while prescribing dosage for older adults.

  • For adults (ages between 18 years to 64 years)

Your doctor will initiate your treatment with 5 mg to 15 mg orally, after every four to six hours. Your doctor will adjust your medicine dose as and when required.

  • For children (below 18 years)

Using Roxicodone for treating children is not safe.

What to do if an overdose happens?

Observe your health. Roxicodone overdose can cause you:

  • Severe drowsiness or dizziness
  • Pinpoint pupils
  • Slow or shallowed breathing
  • Breathlessness

Please consult your doctor and ask for medical help if an overdose happens. Call the Poison helpline at 1-800-222-1222 to seek emergency medical assistance.

What to avoid while using Roxicodone?

Drinking alcohol while using Roxicodone is not recommended.

Be careful while driving and operating machinery. Taking Roxicodone can make you feel dizzy or drowsy.

Avoid consuming herbal products, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and other over-the-counter medicines.

It is advisable to ask your health expert about all the necessary precautions that you should take while using Roxicodone.

Roxicodone side effects

Being an opioid medication, it can have certain side effects on your health. You should observe your health and report to your doctor if you ever experience the following side effects:

  • Drowsiness or dizziness
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea or vomiting

You should stop taking medicine and consult your ASAP if you experience the following health issues:

  • Noisy breathing
  • Sighing
  • Weak or shallow breathing
  • Sleep apnea (breathing that stops while sleeping)
  • Slow heart rate
  • Weak pulse
  • Lightheadedness
  • Confusion or disorientation
  • Mood swings or behavioral disorders
  • Destructive and self detrimental behavior
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Low cortisol levels in the body cause nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite, dizziness, tiredness, weakness
  • high levels of serotonin in the body result in agitation, hallucinations, fever, sweating, shivering, fast heart rate, stiff muscles, twitching, loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Any other severe allergic reactions to the medicines

Can other medications interact with Roxicodone?

The medicines that can interact with Roxicodone are as follows:

  • Antibiotics
  • Antifungal medications
  • Heart medications
  • Medications used for maintaining blood pressure level
  • Antiseizure medications
  • Medicines for treating HIV ADIS and hepatitis C
  • Cold or allergy medications
  • Medicines for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) or other breathing disorders
  • Water pills
  • Medicines for treating motion sickness, overactive bladder, irritable bowel syndrome
  • Opioid pain medicines
  • Cough medicines
  • Sedatives
  • Sleep medications
  • Muscles relaxers
  • Medications used for treating mental illnesses
  • Stimulants
  • Antidepressants
  • Migraine medications
  • Nausea or vomiting medicines

These medicines can interact with Roxicodone and make the treatment less effective or increase certain severe side effects. Therefore, please tell your doctor about all the drugs and therapies you are currently taking.