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Don’t like OxyContin 10mg

I’ve been prescribed 10mg methadone x2 daily and 2weeks ago my dr changed it to 10mg OxyContin x2 daily. I now have double vision and am listless and cold. I have several methadone left from my old prescription. Would I be able to change and take the methadone instead of the OxyContin until I can talk to my dr on Monday. I was told the change was due to something from my blood work showing up wrong?  Please answer

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Methadone can cause issues with your hearts rhythm and some blood work results.
Converting from methadone to another opiate requires a bit of adjustment- and you would need to get your drs approval before switching back to methadone if he would permit it. There are other long acting opiates he can put you on beside methadone and OxyContin.
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