Were you looking for information about Oxycodone? Oxicodone is a common misspelling of oxycodone.
Several prescription pain medications contain oxycodone hydrochloride. Oxycodone is a type of opioid narcotic that works to relieve pain by binding to opioid receptors throughout the body. As a type of narcotic, it has a significant potential for both physical and psychological dependence and abuse. It is possible and potentially dangerous to take too much of this medication. Make sure to seek immediate medical attention if you think you may have taken an overdose.
(For the complete eMedTV article on this drug, click Oxycodone. This article offers an in-depth look at how oxycodone works to treat pain, and also offers tips on when and how to take the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)