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Oxaydo®, OxyContin®, Roxicodone®, Xtampza® ER
Oxecta, Oxycodone HCl, Oxycodone Hydrochloride, RoxyBond
Often used for:
Oxycodone is an opioid medicine used to control pain.
Oxycodone has fast-acting and slow-acting forms. Follow dosing instructions carefully. Families may be asked to keep a record of doses taken so the doctor can prescribe the best possible pain control.
Some products may use a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen (Percocet®, Endocet®).
This drug may be habit-forming with long-term use.
A genetic test may be performed to see how well your enzymes function to determine how much oxycodone you should receive.
May be taken as a tablet by mouth
May be taken as a capsule by mouth
May be taken as a liquid by mouth
Not all patients who take oxycodone will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.