What is Oxycontin?
OxyContin is used in the treatment of chronic pain; pain and belongs to the drug class narcotic analgesics. There is no proven risk in humans during pregnancy. Oxycontin is classified as a Schedule 2 controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA).
How should I take Oxycontin?
Must take OXYCONTIN tablets whole, with enough water to ensure complete swallowing immediately after placing in the mouth. Must take OXYCONTIN tablets one tablet at a time and must not pre-soak, lick or otherwise wet the tablet prior to placing in the mouth [see Warnings and Precautions . Cutting, breaking, crushing, chewing, or dissolving OXYCONTIN tablets will result in uncontrolled delivery of oxycodone and can lead to overdose or death.
Oxycontin Side Effects ?
Common side effects of OxyContin include nausea, pruritus, drowsiness, constipation, and vomiting. Other side effects include weakness, xerostomia, and diaphoresis. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.