Oxycontin 80 mg PILLS is an opioid analgesic. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic.
Oxyntin 80 mg PILLS is used to treat moderate to severe pain.
Oxycontin 80 mg Extended Release Pills is used for the treatment of pain 24 hours a day. This form of oxycodone should not be used as needed to relieve pain.
You should not use Oxycontin 80 mg tablets if you have severe asthma, breathing problems, or stomach or bowel blockage.
Oxycontin 80 mg tablets may slow or stop breathing, especially when you start using this medicine or whenever your dose is changed. Never take this medicine in larger amounts or longer than expected. Do not crush, break, or open an extended-release pill (Oxycontin). Swallow it to avoid exposure to a lethal dose.
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Oxycontin 80 mg tablets can be addictive, even at regular doses. Take this medicine as directed by your doctor. Never share the medicine with another person. LACK OF NARCOTIC PAIN MEDICINE MAY CAUSE DRUG ABUSE, OVERDOSAGE OR DEATH, particularly in children or other persons using the drug without a prescription.
If you are pregnant, talk to your doctor.Oxycontin 80 mg tablets can cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in newborns.
Do not drink alcohol. The combination of alcohol and oxycodone oxicotine tablets can cause dangerous side effects or even death.
Before using Oxycontin 80 mg tablets
You should not use Oxycontin 80 mg tablets if you are allergic to them or if you have:
severe asthma or breathing problems;
blockage in your stomach or intestines or
an allergy to a narcotic analgesic (methadone, morphine, Percocet, Vicodin, Lortab, etc.) or to a cough suppressant containing codeine, hydrocodone or dihydrocodeine.
You should not use Oxycodone 80 mg pills unless you are already using a similar opioid and are tolerant to it. Ask your doctor if you are not sure if you are opioid tolerant.
Oxycontin 80 mg pills can be addictive. Never share this medication with anyone else, especially with a history of addiction or addiction. Keep the medicine in a place where others can not access it. Selling or giving oxycodone to another person is illegal.
Some medicines may interact with oxycodone and cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome. Make sure your doctor knows if you are also taking medications to treat depression, mental illness, Parkinson’s disease, migraines, serious infections or to prevent nausea and vomiting. Ask your doctor before making any changes in how or when you take your medications.
To make sure oxycodone is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
any type of respiratory problem or lung disease;
a history of head injury, brain tumor or convulsions;
a history of substance abuse, alcoholism or mental illness
liver or kidney disease;
Addison’s disease or other disorders of the adrenal gland; or
gall bladder, pancreas or thyroid problems.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant. If you use oxycodone while you are pregnant, your baby may become addicted to the drug. This can lead to potentially lethal withdrawal symptoms in the baby after birth. Babies born dependent on usual generators may need medical treatment for several weeks.
Oxycodone can pass into breast milk and can be harmful to the breastfed baby. You should not breastfeed while using this medicine.
Do not give this medicine to a child without the advice of a doctor.
How should I use oxycodone?
Take oxycodone exactly as prescribed. Follow all instructions on your prescription label. Oxycodone may slow or stop your breathing, especially when you start using this medicine or whenever your dose is changed. Never take in larger amounts or longer than prescribed. Tell your doctor if the medication seems to be working too to relieve your pain.
Oxycodone can be addictive, even at regular doses. Take this medicine as directed by your doctor, MISUSE.