Were you looking for information about Oxycodone? Oxycodin is a common misspelling of oxycodone.
People who experience pain may benefit from oxycodone hydrochloride medications. Oxycodone is an active ingredient found in many prescription pain medications and works by binding to opioid receptors throughout the body. It is also a type of narcotic opioid that has a significant potential for both physical and psychological dependence and abuse. Some of the common side effects seen with this drug include drowsiness, headaches, and nausea. Among the conditions that you should let your healthcare provider know about before you take this medicine are liver disease, epilepsy, or a history of alcohol or drug abuse.
(To read the full eMedTV article on this drug, click Oxycodone. Among the topics covered in this article are the effects of oxycodone, general dosing guidelines, and what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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