hey everyone I am new to this group & have some questions. I have been taking 4 hydrocodone 10/325 a day for roughly 3 years now. I have rheumatoid arthritis & levoscoliosis plus possible lupus. My doctor just switched me to 5 10/325 oxycodone a day (there's no way I will take 5 that's crazy I weigh 100 pounds) will switching over cause me to have withdrawl? I've went down to 2 a day alternating the oxy & hydro. Do I need to taper or just go ahead & switch? Thank you!
Hey y’all! I was wondering if anyone here knew or had advice for finding the best solution to relieve migraine symptoms
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My new PCP referred to my illness in his notes for my bloodwork as "major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified (referring to an overdose I took when I was 18 and thankfully had no lasting problems from)" which must've been in my medical records still. It struck me as strange, especially since I have a severe case of bipolar 1 and take 5 psych meds, after numerous hospitalizations. I...
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