Were you looking for information about Oxycodone? Oxycodene is a common misspelling of oxycodone.
Oxycodone hydrochloride is found in many prescription pain medications. As a type of opioid narcotic, it works by binding to opioid receptors throughout the body and can produce several effects (such as pain relief, cough suppression, and decreased breathing). Some of the common side effects seen with this drug include drowsiness, nausea, and headaches. Although oxycodone is tolerated well by most people, it is not suitable for everyone. Before using it, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about any other health conditions you have, as well as any other medications you are taking.
(To read the full eMedTV article about this medication, click Oxycodone. This article covers how the drug works, dosing information, general precautions, and more. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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