I have been taking 20 mg of oxycontin 1 tablet every 12 hours and 1-2 tablets of percocet 5/325 every 4-6 hours as needed for shoulder joint replacement on 10/10/07. l tapered to 1 percocet every 4-6 hours 2 days ago and have no pain but am wondering if I should be eliminating one of the two oxycontin instead of or in addition to the method I have been using. Any advise??
My advice will be simple: if you can do without the oxycontin, don't take it. You're playing with fire. I know that initially most people take it for pain, but unfortunately by the end, most people take it because they're addicted. I was one of the 'most people'.
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