Oxycontin OC 10mg
Pain caused by severe ongoing conditions (such as cancer) can be relieved with this medication. As an opioid analgesic, Oxycontin OC 10mg belongs to a class of drugs known as opioids. Using it changes how your body feels and responds to pain in the brain. When taking higher doses of this drug (more than 40 milligrams per tablet), you should only take it if you regularly take opioid pain medications. Those who have not regularly taken opioids may experience overdose (even death) from these strengths. It is not recommended to use oxycodone with an extensive release for mild pain that will disappear within a few days. Aside from regular use, the medication
How to use Oxycontin.
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking extended-release Oxycontin OC 10mg each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication on a regular schedule as directed by your doctor, not as needed for sudden (breakthrough) pain. Take this drug with or without food, usually every 12 hours.
The drug may be more effective if you take it with food if you have nausea. In addition to lying down for one to two hours with as little head movement as possible, ask your doctor or pharmacist how to decrease nausea.
It is recommended that you swallow the tablets whole. Do not break, crush, chew, or dissolve the tablets. Doing so can release all of the drugs at once, increasing the risk of an oxycodone overdose.
If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, give them naloxone if available, then call 911. If the person is awake and has no symptoms, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include slow/shallow breathing, slow heartbeat, and coma. Oxycontin OC 10mg
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval. Oxycontin OC 10mg
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