Pregnancy happens. Sometimes pregnancy happens when someone already has chronic pain. Sometimes pregnancy happens and causes a painful condition. In both cases, a woman expecting a child may find herself with many questions about the pills for treating pain. This topic is like a giant elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about. Fear can paralyze productive discussion. Coming into the opening turn of this discussion, let's talk about some of the delicate issues surrounding pregnancy, pills, and pain.
Pain and pregnancy are commonly found together in the same unfortunate woman. In fact, one of the most common causes of low back pain is pregnancy-called pregnancy related back pain. As the ligaments relax and the body weight increases during pregnancy, the low back can feel quite a bit of strain. The growth of the abdominal wall stretches the important abdominal muscles that support the low back like a built in corset. All in all, these changes that occur during gestati...
You may have heard rumors that there is a shortage of the opioid pain reliever oxycodone . Or you may have tried to fill your oxycodone prescription only to be told that your pharmacy doesn't have any and doesn't know when they will be getting more. There have been at least two significant recalls of instant release oxycodone in the past few months and the two drug manufacturers involved have completely stopped production of it (as well as a number of other medications) due to quality control issues. Because of its abuse potential, oxycodone is highly regulated and the government only allows each manufacturer to make a specified amount each year. Therefore, other manufacturers cannot just increase their production to make up for the two companies who have stopped production. The shortage seems to affect some parts of the country worse than others, but as the shortage continues the number of areas affected are growing. It largely depends on which manufactur...
Generic Name: OXYCODONE CONCENTRATE SOLUTION - ORAL Pronounced: (OX-i-KOE-done) Oxycodone Oral Uses
This medication is used to help relieve moderate to severe
pain. Oxycodone belongs to a class of drugs known as narcotic (opiate)
analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to
How To Use Oxycodone Oral
Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor.
You may take this drug with or without food. If you have nausea, it may help to
take this drug with food. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about other ways to
decrease nausea (such as lying down for 1 to 2 hours with as little head
movement as possible).
Use the provided medicine dropper to carefully measure the
dose. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose. Do
not confuse the dose in milligrams (mg) with the dose in milliliters (mL). You
may mix the dose with a small amount of juice, water, applesauce or pudding.
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