I recently moved to MX and was prescribed Lertus 50mg instead of oxycontin ive never heard of the Lertus could anyone give me any info on it and is it the same?
12 Oct 2012
No they are not the same Lertus I just read had diclofenac and codiene in it!! I would talk to your doctor about this for u might go through withdrawals from the oxcontin, I am no doctor, but this is my opinion, that he should taper u down from the oxycontin, and then put u on the other medication, like I said am no doctor so I don't no if he can wein u while taking the Lertus, this is something that u will have to talk with your doctor about, also there are alot more people on this sight more knowledgeable then me and might beable to give u more advice... hope this helped
13 Oct 2012
I have been through the cycle of being on pain meds and new drs its not fun! As a Dr he/she should know that if u have been on the oxy for an extended period of time that you need some sort of opiate to not be sick and have severe WD or put u on some kind of other meds specifically for opiate WD like suboxone or subutex. You def need to talk to the Dr about this because without help and no oxy u are gonna get very sick!!
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