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Monday, September 14, 2009 dar, Community Member, asks

Q: percocet and stomach upset

i was just put on duragesic 50 mcg and when i take my percocet 7.5x325 my stomach becomes upset is there a alternative pain med that works like percocet that wont cause the stomach upset

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide
9/15/09 3:09am

Any opioid medication can potentially cause stomach problems.  Try taking your Percocet with food and see if that helps.  It makes a big difference for me.  If that doesn't help, talk to your doctor.  He may be willing to try you on some other pain medications, like morphine, or may be able to give you something to counteract the stomach upset.  Good luck!

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By dar, Community Member— Last Modified: 10/20/10, First Published: 09/14/09