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User Reviews for Oxycodone

Also known as: Dazidox, Endocodone, ETH-Oxydose, M-Oxy, Oxaydo, Oxecta, OxyContin, Oxydose, Oxyfast, OxyIR, Percolone, Roxicodone, Roxicodone Intensol, RoxyBond, Xtampza ER …show all brand names

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7.7/10 Average Rating
373 Ratings with 288 User Reviews

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Reviews for Oxycodone to treat Chronic Pain

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Roxicodone (oxycodone): "As a chronic pain patient, I have not found a better treatment than roxicodone for myself. The side effects are minimal at best."

   
10

SillyRabit (taken for 2 to 5 years) May 18, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "I can't really give an opinion yet as l just started on the medication today . I will come back in a month and give a review"

Dark (taken for less than 1 month) May 10, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "I have had a neck fusion and I am herniated from L2-S1, stenosis, 3 bone spurs , bursitis in my hips and arthritis. I live with chronic pain every second of everyday! My pain management dr had me on 30mg Oxycodone 6x a day ,and soma. He started me on extampza ER 18mg. It took a few days before I noticed I wasn’t taking as many Oxycodone because the extampza was helping me. I’m now on 15mg Oxycodone 4x a day and twice a day extampza and I feel great! I don’t want to look and feel high, I’m just looking for less pain. While taking extampza I’ll get a burst of the med which I like Extampza gives me exactly what I need! It’s my “got my life back med” there are some days I’ll only need 1 oxycodone! I don’t like taking meds all day every 4-6 hours this is just 2 a day! I’m feeling great!"

   
10

Living with less pain (taken for 6 months to 1 year) May 3, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "Xtampza works very well for being extended release. I have half the breakthrough pain and flair up's taking this med. Take it around the clock on time. Be patient with this med and find out what dose works best. It changed my life drastically for the better."

   
8.0

Bad back/ arthritis (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 26, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "I have constant, chronic severe facial pain from a head & neck injury that was recently helped in a major way with stimulator implant surgery in Denver. Still need pain meds but much lower dose. Forced to use this drug thru the insurance company's refusal to continue providing Oxy ER. Was put on Xtampza for about 2.5 months, gained 25 pounds FAST without changing diet, extreme headaches with pressure like never before, every joint hurt. Dr said to maintain 18 mg/2x day dose anyway. Took one more week, gained 5 pounds more, and said enough. Got off it using leftover fast acting, now down to just occasional doses for severe breakthrough pain. Found out all my allergies and general body aches the past 13 years have been due to pain meds and my body's reaction to them so once I'm off, symptoms disappear. Wouldn't have known that without Xtampza, BUT my headaches aren't easing after being off it for a month, plus going off Topiramate. Will these headaches ever get better or is this my new normal?"

   
1.0

Di April 21, 2018

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"Incredible pain relief without tolerance build up. Helps me work with less pain and improved my life a huge amount!"

   
10

Mike (taken for 2 to 5 years) April 10, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "I was trying this medication after being on OxyContin for the last 2 years and after getting on a Medicare advantage plan that didn’t cover the OxyContin. It takes 1-2 hours for the onset of Xtampza and it only last 8 hours at best, usuallly 6-7. Nowhere near as effective as OxyContin for relief of chronic pain for me."

   
2.0

Eric (taken for less than 1 month) April 5, 2018

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Oxaydo (oxycodone): "Recently I was switched to this version of oxycodone because of all the hoopla with drug addicts abusing pain medication. I immediately had problems with breathing and had isolated pains in my side and under my rib cage. I spoke to the pharmacy and was told that it “probably”wasn’t from this med. However it occurs within as half hour of taking this med and does not happen on other oxycodone versions. The doctor are having their hands tied . There’s absolutely something in the additives that are strongly disrupting my upper respiratory and nasal passages. Believe me, I have never even entered the thought of inhalation or other abuse of this med."

   
1.0

Mike (taken for less than 1 month) April 2, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "Dangerous erratic medication. Package says to take with same amount and same type of food every dose. How can you do that. I can tell you this for sure. Sometimes it works, sometimes you OD, sometimes it does nothing for the pain. You never know what you will get. This medication is going to OVER DOSE PEOPLE!. You can tell the good reviews on here were written by the drug maker. The only thruth-ful ones sound like this."

   
1.0

Pete (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 2, 2018

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"This is the only medication that help alleviate my pain enough to be able to get anything done. The ones of us that use this as directed are being punished in general because of all of the problems now associated with it. So many doctors are now afraid of prescribing the correct doses needed and many of us are suffering. The medicine is not the problem, it's the shady doctors that set up to make money, and also people that don't secure their meds to keep them from being taken by someone that they are not prescribed to. This is so typical of our government to not go after the real problem."

   
10

Mh (taken for 5 to 10 years) March 28, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "Works so much better than Oxycontin! The medication seems to release and continue a steady stream of medication, helping the chronic pain constantly! So grateful for this medication!"

   
10

Pain Sufferer (taken for less than 1 month) March 25, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "Today went off the Fent for good. Doc prescribes Xtampza. I told doc I will try it but no more patches. If the product does not control my pain it too will be gone. I refuse to pay what I pay for insurance, be is pain 24/7 and not be able to find something to control it. The Pharma game of money roulette is over. The 2 major surgeries with hardware, new L5 disk several thousand over 8 years. Nope"

Goober (taken for less than 1 month) March 22, 2018

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"This is the only medication I actually get some pain relief from. My Dr. has also prescribed 5mg methadone twice a day along with my 30mg oxycodone - which because of all the people who have abused the drug and turned to the street to self medicate with herion - my dose of 4 a day has now suddenly been reduced to 2 a day and replaced the other 2 with 15 mg oxycodone. Which doesn't help my pain at all. And he said because I am apparently 3 times over the allowed limit( thanks Trump). He said he would reduce my intake very slowly so it would be a less painful. It would take one year or more to have me where he wants my dose. But to me very slowly would not be ⬇️ it by 30mgs off the bat. I don't know if I should be looking for care somewhere else? Or if this is about right?"

   
8.0

Chancey (taken for 5 to 10 years) March 17, 2018

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"I have chronic pain from Lumbar area, a botched carpal tunnel surgery along with now, Chronic Lyme disease etc. Yes, I got more pain issues. I'm what's known as a train-wreck when it comes to pain. I didn't ask for this, No one does! Dr. notes my back is on his top 10 for the 'worst' ever seen. This medicine allows me to function somewhat. "

   
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Marsha (taken for 5 to 10 years) March 15, 2018

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Oxaydo (oxycodone): "All this is is oxycodone with extra filler as an abuse deterrent. If you don't respond well to oxycodone, Oxycontin or Percocet, then you won't have a favorable response to this med either as it's the exact same active ingredient. I've been on several different meds over the years but always return back to the oxy because it's hands down, the most effective with fewest side effects."

   
9.0

AvgJoe (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 9, 2018

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OxyContin (oxycodone): "Only thing that actually worked on my chronic back pain and for broken collarbone. Too bad idiots make it harder on those of us who actually need pain relief."

   
9.0

cteevan (taken for 5 to 10 years) March 4, 2018

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Oxaydo (oxycodone): "I have been on this for 3 months now and considering the horrible time I had with tramadol, I love this medication. My dr. told me it is a safer alternative to classic Percocet and I would have to say I agree. I have a spinal injury so pain is a constant in my life. This has been a nice balance with pain relief so I can function without feeling drugged up or having horrible side effects. I would recommend this to anyone. I do not "crave" it like I did when I was on regular Percocet. Sometimes I even forget to take it for an hour or so after the specified time. My ONLY complaint is that it is hard to find. 3 times I have had to have my pharmacy order it and wait days without meds for them to get it in."

   
8.0

Melissa (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 28, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "Not only is this a very expensive medication even with insurance, the 18mg capsule twice a day does not help my pain one bit. What is does help me to have are abnormal, very real, and terrifying nightmares that leave me howling for help in the middle of the night, or yelling myself awake if I lie down for a nap. As someone else mentioned, these dreams are hard to wake up from on your own. Nightmares like half man, half beasts after me, a boat ride spinning out of control down an abyss, inanimate bizarre objects coming to life and after me, odd places I've visited before but haven't. I cannot deal with this, not at all, and I will not take anymore of these. At this point I would rather deal with chronic pain, than chronic nightmares and losing sleep. Acupuncture may be my next step since positively nothing medical has helped one iota. More meds have worse side effects, and cheap generics do nothing. So now what. I give up."

   
1.0

Sher_321 February 16, 2018

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"I was on oramorph in dosages of 50 MG and it didn't help AT ALL. However being on oxycodone changed my life. The dose varies from 5-25 MG and I find it effective. This has been the only medication that worked for me. It is more potent than morphine and has been shown to Improve quality of life for many types of pain"

   
10

Chronic pain patient 001 E (taken for 2 to 5 years) February 15, 2018

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OxyIR (oxycodone): "Not as strong and weird inactive ingredients ???"

hardolay (taken for 5 to 10 years) February 11, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "Medication takes 3-4 hours to work no matter what you eat while taking it. When and if it starts to help with the pain, it stops in 3 or 4 hours. Sometimes it comes on so strong that I have a panic attack. I figured I would adjust to it, but after a month I have not."

   
2.0

Hurting 2 January 31, 2018

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"Rhodes pharmaceutical 15 mg oxycodone is absolute garbage!! Does NOT take away any of my pain!"

   
1.0

Donte dias (taken for less than 1 month) January 30, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "I have been on pain meds since Oct, 2007. Just started Xtrampza ER and it takes 4 hours to work then it hit's hard, break into a bad sweat and in 3.5 to 4 hours it stops working. This should be taken off the market."

   
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Powman (taken for less than 1 month) January 23, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "I suffer from severe, chronic back, neck and shoulder pain. This is one of the worst medications I've ever taken. The nausea and dizziness is awful. If that were the only negative side effect, I think I could live with it though. What I found extremely disturbing was the psychological effects. After only two doses, I had terrifying nightmares that were difficult to awaken from. I, uncharacteristically, felt like Alice in Wonderland in an extremely unpleasant manner while I was awake. I can't believe this medication is on the market. Not to mention, it did absolutely nothing to help with pain."

   
1.0

Kristinalynk (taken for less than 1 month) January 14, 2018

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Xtampza ER (oxycodone): "Helping me throughout a spinal injury, don’t know how I’d get out of bed with this meds, since insurance cut most of the opioids off the list"

   
9.0

Merry1234 January 13, 2018

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