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Pain Management board

Oxycodone is an opiate analgesic. Some other drugs in that class are hydrocodone (Percocet), or slightly different but very similar, Darvon, Demerol.

There are also other types of pain killers that your doctor might be able to give you. Just call the doctor's office and explain your predicament. They will find something else you can take. Or first, ask the pharmacist what drugs your insurance will cover; then call your doctor, explain the situation and ask for a prescription....