My husband is having breathing problems, seems confused and is sleepy, taking OxyContin what is the problem?

My husband is having breathing problems, seems confused and is sleepy. He is taking OxyContin for ligament problems and bad back pain. What is the problem?

Age: 55
Male
Medications: OxyContin

Dr. Javez Ernesto
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Dr. Javez Ernesto

These are signs of an opiate overdose. I recommend you take him to an ER or hospital.