How Long Does It Take For Oxycodone To Work

5 Replies Updated



Conversation Starter

CBPAIN Says:
via mobile

Im 31yrs old now and I been taking oxycodone 10/325 for 17 yts after injuring my L5-S1 and both legs in an auto accident. It generally takes roughly 15-20 mins to work and I'm finding that I'm having to "DOUBLE UP" and am considering asking to increase my dosage at my doc visit next week. Are there any suggestions out there? Thanks so much.



Showing Replies 1 - 5 of 5 RSS Feed


Page of 1     Sorted By:
1
Verwon Says:

Yes, these combination tablets are regular release ones, so they will usually take 15 to 20 minutes to start working, because your stomach has to start digesting them, before the medication can enter your blood stream to have its intended effect.

You may want to ask your doctor about OxyIR, it's a 5mg immediate release Oxycodone capsule. It could help you get better control of your pain, because usually one of them is taken for breakthrough pain to get in under control, while you also take the regular medication that will help in 15 to 20 minutes.

Learn more Oxycodone details here.

There is also a time released formulation of Oxycodone, without the Acetaminophen, that lasts for 12 hours, it's called Oxycontin.

All are narcotic analgesics, so they have the potential to be habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation.

Is there anything else I can help with?

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      1  
2
Nay Says:

What is the difference between oxicodone,OxyContin and hydrocodone

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  
3
Pattonerp Says:
via mobile

Same situation...started methadone...for pain, works WONDERS! OR levorphanol..save ur liver!! I dont understand why more doctors dont prescribe, especially for multiple surgeries and the effects on liver and stomach....good luck..L4 & 5, S1 damage with progressive degeneration..u will be shocked at how much better u feel!!! Good luck!!

As far as how long it takes for oxycodone (5mg) to work, it depends on physiology and how long u have been on it. In my case it takes 1.6 hours!!! My very bad pain level seems to be the culprit!!! I don't know why anyone takes this crap for fun!!! It's a dangerous drug! Please stay safe!

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  
4
Katie Says:
via mobile

It's my first time ever taking oxycodone/acetaminophen 7.5-325. I took it 2 hours ago and I'm still hurting very bad, so what should I do? HELP PLEASE! How long does it take for oxycodone to work?

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  
5
PJ Says:
via mobile

More than likely your tolerance is building that's why you are doubling up. I have been through the same thing with 6 back surgeries. On oxycontin and Oxycodone for approx 15yrs. I was at max dose and still hurting and experiencing withdraw symptoms because my body needed more. So at the end of the day my mind and emotions were numb and I was still in pain. Even having pain I had never had before. Look up hyperalgia. I decided to detox so I could get a new baseline. Yes it sucked! But I had a lot less pain than I thought I would. Now using other methods like message,acupuncture, cupping and ultrasound. It was hard for me to admit that although I didn't think of myself as an "addict" I was "dependent". Best of luck to you.

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?      0  




Viewing page 1 of 1     Reply


More Discussions:

how long does it take for oxycodone 5-325 to take affect?
I just had my wisdom tooth taken out and I am going through a lot of pain. I can't even sleep. ## Hello, Vanilla! Ho... 3 replies
how long it take for oxycodone to wear off
How long does feeling last he took one and 5 325 oxcodone his arms here but the not the feel he took at 6pm ## Hi Connie... 1 reply
how long does it take for lexamil to work
Hi, My doctor has prescribed 10 mg lexamil for me and I havnt started taking it yet. I've been suffering with anxiet... 3 replies
how long does it take for effexor to work
Hi there I have been on citalopram for 6 years. I recently withdrew from that and started taking 75mg with 10mg of cital... 3 replies
How long does it take for Oxaydo 7.5 to work?
I am recovering from the Whipple Procedure for pancreatic cancer performed last April. I have severe and at times chroni... 2 replies
how long does it take for clindamycin to work
Does clindamycin work for an abscessed tooth and when will the pain stop? My tooth hurts so bad and i dont have insuranc... 5 replies
how long does it take for hydroxyzine to work
I have itching with no rash, Dr prescribed this rx yesterday and so far not much relief ## Hello, Karen! How are you? Th... 4 replies
how long does it take for clindamycin to work?
I have a abscess in my anal reason. I was priscribed this medecine and this is my forth day taking it 3 times a day. I h... 3 replies
how long does it take for a Medrol pack to work
I had an allergic reaction to the Dermabond used as glue after my surgery. I was prescribed a Medrol 4mg dose pack. I ha... 5 replies
how long does it take for Vistaril take to work?
I just got prescriped this hydroxyzine Pam 50mg every 6 hours as needed. My anxiety is really bad right now and I took t... 3 replies


Post a Reply

No registration needed.
Simply fill out the form below.

 *

 *


 Optional, stays hidden.
Get notified when a reply is posted here.




4) Text Verification: *
Prevents SPAM.

Click here to show the question



This form will be submitted securely


TRUSTe

Discussion Thread Guidelines: Any participation in the discussion threads signifies your agreement with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. (1) Act civilized and be respectful towards others. No profanity, vulgarity or lewd / suggestive content is allowed. (2) Posts encouraging, facilitating, or seeking advice about the abuse of medications or other substances are prohibited. (3) Personal contact information (such as telephone numbers, email addresses, etc) is not allowed to appear on our discussion threads. (4) We do not allow our forums to be used for buying, selling, trading, or for the promotion of a product or service. (5) Posting external links to other web sites is not allowed without our prior approval. (6) We reserve the right to edit or remove content which we find objectionable to the community at our sole discretion.


Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 29 October 2017.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2019 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA