What’s Ailing You? Side Effects of oxycodone

News 12 Connecticut’s “What’s Ailing You” is taking a look at the negative side effects of oxycodone. Carmen Morales, 50, says she went to the

Carmen Morales, 50, says she went to the ER after suffering excruciating pain in her left arm. She was given oxycodone for the pain, and went the next five days without eating.

Carmen Morales, 50, says she went to the ER after suffering excruciating pain in her left arm. She was given oxycodone for the pain, and went the next five days without eating. (11/14/13)

BRIDGEPORT - News 12 Connecticut’s “What’s Ailing You” is taking a look at the negative side effects of oxycodone.

Carmen Morales, 50, says she went to the ER after suffering excruciating pain in her left arm. She was given oxycodone for the pain, and went the next five days without eating. Morales says the medicine made her violent, and that she had nightmares after taking it.

Norwalk Hospital pharmacist Bob Bepco says medication, like alcohol, can affect people differently. He also says that one should ask their doctor or pharmacist about any medication prescribed before they take it.

News 12 Connecticut wants to know, "What's Ailing You." You ask the medical question and we'll work to find you an expert's answer. Send your questions by way of Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #WhatsAilingYou.

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