ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Vitamin D supplementation could ease IBS symptoms

Increase Your Magnesium Intake

Top Tips to Boost Your Immunity

11 Amazing Health Benefits of Using Baking Soda

Nicotinamide riboside shows promise for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Exercise, calcium, vitamin D, and other factors linked with fewer injurious falls

Vitamin D3 Is a Powerhouse for Your Heart

Rhodiola — A Powerful Adaptogen That Boosts Vitality and Performance, Eases Depression and Combats B...

Curcumin Supplementation May Impart Long-Term Cognitive Benefits

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy can program obesity in children

 
Print Page
Email Article

Fibromyalgia (FM) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Sufferers May Find Long Lasting Pain Relief with OxyContin

  [ 1180 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Tamara Schuit • www.ProHealth.com • July 11, 2000


OxyContin®, an opioid for the treatment of persistent moderate to severe pain, is now available in 160 mg tablets.

OxyContin® is the controlled release form of oxycodone (Percocet). Unlike short acting pain medications that must be taken every 3 to 6 hours, OxyContin® tablets are taken every 12 hours, reducing the ups and downs of having to take pain medication several times during the day or night. This twice-daily dosing gives patients some freedom back, as well as quality nighttime rest that is sometimes elusive to FM and CFS sufferers.

Unlike Percodan and Percocet, OxyContin® contains no aspirin or acetaminophen that may be toxic in maximal daily doses. Most patients experience pain relief within one hour of taking a single tablet. OxyContin® is unique because there is no maximum daily dose or "ceiling" dose to analgesic efficacy, allowing physicians to slowly adjust the dosage upward when needed for pain control. In addition, there is no significant drowsiness or drug effect in most patients and it is generally well tolerated.

A doctor must prescribe OxyContin®. It must be used in the correct dose and patients are strongly cautioned to stay on the dosing schedule. Tablets must be taken whole in order to avoid potentially serious side effects.

Launched in 1996, OxyContin® was originally available in 10, 20, 40, and 80 mg tablet strengths.



Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Optimized Curcumin Longvida®


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Optimized Curcumin Longvida with Omega-3

Featured Products

FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%

Natural Remedies

More Weight Loss than Any Other Discovery in Supplement History More Weight Loss than Any Other Discovery in Supplement History
Breaking Through the Mental Fog Breaking Through the Mental Fog
When a Good Night's Sleep Is Just a Daydream... When a Good Night's Sleep Is Just a Daydream...
Hydroxytyrosol: A Superior Antioxidant for Combatting Oxidative Stress Hydroxytyrosol: A Superior Antioxidant for Combatting Oxidative Stress
Curcumin and Fish Oil: A Winning Combination for Metabolic Syndrome Curcumin and Fish Oil: A Winning Combination for Metabolic Syndrome

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2018 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map