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Oxycodone hydrochloride is an ingredient found in several prescription pain medications. It is also a type of opioid narcotic that has a significant potential for both psychological and physical dependence and abuse. This medication works to relieve pain by binding to opioid receptors throughout the body. The product comes in tablet, capsule, liquid, and extended-release tablet forms. A few of the common side effects seen with oxycodone include headaches, drowsiness, and nausea.
 
(For more information, click Oxycodone. This article offers an overview of the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and general precautions. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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