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If you experience pain, your healthcare provider may recommend a pain reliever that contains oxycodone hydrochloride. This medication is an opioid, narcotic ingredient found in many prescription pain medications. It is a controlled substance and does have a significant potential for both physical and psychological dependence and abuse. Oxycodone is available in several forms, including tablets, capsules, a liquid, and in extended-release tablets. Seek medical attention immediately if you happen to overdose on the medication, as an overdose can be very dangerous.
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