Oxycodone : Uses, Dosage & Side Effects

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Oxycodone is an opioid pain reliever, and also sometimes used as narcotic. It is used to treat many problems like headache, muscle pain, back pain, tooth pains, fevers, and colds.

Information about Oxycodone:

Hydrocodone can slow or stop your breathing. It’s not to be used, if the person is suffering from liver diseases. Avoid taking more acetaminophen then prescribed, because the over dose can cause liver damage and death. Misuse of narcotic pain medication can cause addiction, overdose, or sometimes death. It can be used as the exactly how the doctor has prescribed, directions written on the prescription label should be followed by the patient. It is not to be used in small or large doses and also no longer then prescribed.

This medication may be habit forming; even at regular doses. If you are having these symptoms nausea, pain in your upper stomach, loss of appetite, itching, dark urine, jaundice, clay-colored stools. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking acetaminophen. The drinking of alcohol more than 3 beverages per day it will damage your liver.

Take the permission of your doctor before using in the conditions like cold, allergy, pain. At very rare, skin reaction and redness can be caused by the acetaminophen, immediately call your doctor.

Dosage pattern of Oxycodone:


Immediate release: it is about 5-15mg to be taken orally for every 4-6hrs

Oral solution: it is about 5-15mg to be taken orally for every 4-6hrs

Chronic pain:

Extended release: it is about 10mg to be taken orally for every 12hrs

Oxycodone overdose:

The main sign of acetaminophen overdose is nausea, loss of appetite, stomach pain, confusion, sweating, and the other symptoms also include dark urine, stomach pain.

Overdose symptoms:

  • Pain and swelling of abdomen
  • nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Heavy Sweating

Oxycodone side-effects:

  • Blood in urine
  • Lower back pain
  • Itching and skin rashes
  • Skin and eyes became yellow
  • Weakness
  • Sudden fall in the urine output
  • Ulcers in the mouth
  • High fever with chills

Oxycodone brand names: oxecta, oxycontin, oxyfast, Roxicodone.

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