How Is Oxycodone Supplied?

Many people may wonder, "How is oxycodone supplied?" Because oxycodone is used in many different pain medications, it is supplied in a variety of different forms. For example, oxycodone is available in immediate-release medications, extended-release medications, and combination medications. There are short-acting and long-acting versions of oxycodone available, as well as various generic versions of the drug.

Oxycodone Dosage Forms

Oxycodone is supplied in a variety of different medications. These include immediate-release medications, extended-release medications, and combination medications.
 

Immediate-Release Oxycodone Dosage Forms

Short-acting, immediate-release oxycodone (OxyIR®, OxyFast®, Roxicodone®, ETH-Oxydose and generic versions) is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Oxycodone hydrochloride 5 mg tablets (Roxicodone)
  • Oxycodone hydrochloride 5 mg capsules (OxyIR)
  • Oxycodone hydrochloride 10 mg tablets
  • Oxycodone hydrochloride 15 mg tablets (Roxicodone)
  • Oxycodone hydrochloride 20 mg tablets
  • Oxycodone hydrochloride 30 mg tablets (Roxicodone)
  • Oxycodone hydrochloride 5 mg per 5 mL oral solution (Roxicodone)
  • Oxycodone hydrochloride 20 mg per mL oral concentrate (Roxicodone, OxyFast, Eth-Oxydose).
     
The 5 mg capsules, oral solution, and oral concentrate are actually medications that do not technically have FDA approval; they were "grandfathered" into the system because they were available long before the current laws and regulations were established.
 
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