Oxycodone Hydrochloride (Strong painkiller to treat severe pain)
Oxycodone Hydrochloride (Strong painkiller to treat severe pain). Oxycodone Hydrochloride is an opiate painkiller. It’s used to treat severe pain, for example after an operation or a serious injury, or pain from cancer.
It’s also used for other types of long-standing pain when weaker painkillers, such as paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin, have not worked. It comes as slow-release tablets, capsules and a liquid which you swallow. It can also be given by an injection, but this is usually done in hospital.
Oxycodone is also known by the brand names Oxynorm and OxyContin. It’s sometimes given as a tablet which also has a medicine called naloxone in it (Targinact). This is used to prevent certain side effects, such as constipation.
Who can and cannot take oxycodone
Oxycodone can be taken by adults and children aged 1 month and older. Babies, young children and older people are more likely to get side effects.
Oxycodone comes as:
capsules – these contain 5mg, 10mg or 20mg of oxycodone
slow-release tablets – these contain 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg, 80mg or 120mg of oxycodone
liquid – this contains 5mg of oxycodone in 5ml or 10mg of oxycodone in 1ml of liquid.
Oxycodone liquid, capsules and injections work faster (fast acting). They’re used for pain which is expected to last for a short time and often used when you start taking oxycodone, to help find the right dose.
Oxycodone tablets are slow release. This means the oxycodone is gradually released into your body over either 12 or 24 hours. This type of oxycodone takes longer to start working but lasts longer. It’s used for long-term pain.
OxyContin may cause serious side effects including:
breathing that stops during sleep (sleep apnea),
slow heart rate or weak pulse,
unusual thoughts or behavior,
loss of appetite,
worsening tiredness or weakness,
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