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Oxycontin Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Oxycontin is in a class of drugs known as narcotic analgesics. Oxycontin is a painkiller medicine used for moderate to high pain relief that are associated with various conditions such as injuries, bursitis, dislocation, fractures, neuralgia, arthritis, lower back pain, and pain associated with cancer.

Oxycontin Dosage

  • You should be taken Oxycontin every 12 hours. The tablets come in strengths of 10, 20, 40, 80, and 160 milligrams.
  • The dosage of Oxycontin may be increased every 1 or 2 days if needed.

Uses of Oxycontin

  • OxyContin medicine is used to treat moderate-to-severe pain.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Oxycontin

Before taken Oxycontin medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Oxycontin. Side effects may include:

  • Constipation
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Itching
  • Drowsiness
  • Sweating
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Headache

Warnings and precautions before taking Oxycontin:

  • If you have any medical conditions, then you should consult with your doctor before using this medicine.
  • This medication should not be used if you have serious breathing problems, certain bowel diseases.
  • After taken this medicine, you may feel dizzy or drowsy. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as drive or operate machinery.
  • If you are taking Oxycontin medicine, then it may lead to cause seizures or make them worse. So you should be used this medicine with extra caution.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Oxycontin with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Oxycontin with the following:

  • Antipsychotic drugs such as Compazine, Mellaril, Stelazine, and Thorazine
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Muscle relaxants such as Flexeril, Robaxin, and Skelaxin
  • Tranquilizers such as Ativan, Librium, Valium, and Xanax
  • Narcotic painkillers such as Demerol, Percodan, and Vicodin
  • Sleep-inducing antihistamines such as Benadryl and Phenergan
Overdose

After taken Oxycontin if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Oxycontin overdose include:

  • Slow breathing
  • Cold and clammy skin
  • Seizures
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Weakness
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Coma


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