Any med that is longer acting, should never be chewed, broken, eaten, nothing. For example oxycontin
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MSContin (Morphine Sulfate) are releasing their med over hours steadily. If you take a regular 'Vicodin (Oxycodone too) 5 mg say, You just get 5 mg total over that full 4 hours. The same drug, oxycontin
, (same drug as Vicodin) lets say same dose, 5mg, well that's 5 mgs to be released over 12 hours at 5 mgs the whole time.