Post operative, they placed him on 20mg oxycontin
twice daily (w/ Darvon for breakthrough pain).
Sixteen days post operative he began to feel sick...
nausea, trembling, depression, palpitations of heart, sleeplessness. He was miserable but still took his meds as directed. On learning of his sickness, his General told him to discontinue oxy (cold) and use the Darvon for pain.