- 06-23-2008, 11:54 PM
I hurt my back the other day so my doctor gave me some oxycodone to dull the pain. while i was at his office i forgot to ask him whether or not it would be ok to take it while i was using sport supplements. does anyone know if it is ok to take oxycodone while on drive, , and ?
- 06-24-2008, 12:05 AM
well. im not going into detail...but i havent died yet.
im not suggesting it by any means ..im just saying ive done it more than id like to admit. 3 10mg vics+superpump=my best workouts ever
06-24-2008, 12:14 AM
06-24-2008, 12:20 AM
06-24-2008, 12:24 AM
to the OP i wouldnt try it. I mean oxycodone is a very strong pain killer. I doubt you doctor would say its ok to take it with sports sups.
06-24-2008, 12:28 AM
man i had a stash from a apendectemy ,and a finger i cut in half. my brother in law took half of em for his back ,and my aunt took the other half for her knee. now did any of them repay me after they went to the doctor hell no everybody got there cup but they dont chip in. p.s. i only used em for migrains ,and severe pain. i just loved the sleep i would get on it .
06-24-2008, 12:34 AM
06-24-2008, 12:57 AM
06-24-2008, 01:21 AM
my understanding is that oxycontin works on the same paths as NSAIDs and could limit protein synthesis.
i don't know that it'd be "unhealthy" per se.
06-24-2008, 01:23 AM
our good friend wikipedia says:
The most commonly reported effects include constipation, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, lightheadedness, headache, dry mouth, pruritus, and diaphoresis. Some patients have also experienced loss of appetite, nervousness, euphoria, anxiety, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dyspnea, and hiccups, although these symptoms appear in less than 5% of patients taking oxycodone. Rarely, the drug can cause impotence, enlarged prostate gland, and decreased testosterone secretion.
06-24-2008, 01:50 AM
i dont trust wiki worth a crap. look it up on an academic journal. to the OP.... i wouldnt do that just to be safe than sorry.
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06-24-2008, 02:13 AM
06-24-2008, 02:15 AM
Honestly, It will probably be OK. Oxycodone like all opiates work on various opiate receptors in the brain and thereby reduce your pain.... Things to avoid while on Oxy:
1. Muscle relaxers like Soma and Flexiril. This can lead to
respiratory depress which can lead to DEATH
2. Fatty meals can also increase the absorption of oxycodone
Your typical supplement will not cause any serious potentiation of oxycodone.
Common drugs that should not be mixed with Oxy:
Hope this helps
06-24-2008, 03:16 AM
06-24-2008, 12:13 PM
Thanks Jared. I am a lil unclear as to how Oxy would slow protein synthesis, possibly of the opioid receptor (its a protein) but other places i am not sure... can someone tell me this. It can cause myalgia (muscle pain) and rhabdomyolysis which is the breakdown of muscle fiber that can release myoglobin into the blood which can cause kidney and liver damage. So I guess it can diminish muscle cells but not stop protein synthesis, which would ultimately result in the same thing though....... I think?
06-24-2008, 02:25 PM
06-24-2008, 02:28 PM
06-24-2008, 07:22 PM
06-24-2008, 09:03 PM
Grab some N-A-C if you plan on taking a painkiller (esp those with acetaminophen) for extended periods. N-A-C is a great all around supplement anyhow, but in clinical trials it has shown to help with acetaminophen induced hepatoxicity.
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06-25-2008, 05:05 PM
06-25-2008, 05:19 PM
I wouldn't worry about the toxicity on your liver. Back in the day I went on a 2 month bender of vicodin, oxycontin and soma. Won't go into details but the milligrams were in the thousands everyday. Liver was and is still doing good.
06-25-2008, 05:27 PM
06-25-2008, 05:38 PM
We have more housewifes on opiates than heroin addicts. There are many professional athletes that are addicted to pain killers also.
06-25-2008, 05:41 PM
06-25-2008, 08:39 PM
06-25-2008, 09:53 PM
06-26-2008, 01:24 AM
Does anyone have any advice on what to say to a doc/what kind of doc to see to get a decent prescription. I have pretty severe pain in my back, both a low back nerve/spine issue and a mid back lat tear.... stops me from sleeping/working now and then, but all my guy is writing me is naproxen which is great for my failing knees but useless otherwise
06-26-2008, 09:44 PM
06-27-2008, 01:59 AM
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