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Can you tell me more about oxycodone?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Narcotic analgesic: Narcotic analgesics are divided into two groups: the "weak" or "minor" narcotic analgesics (codeine, propoxyphene), which are used for mild pain, and the "strong" or "major" narcotic analgesics (morphine, oxycodone and meperidine), which are indicated for moderate to severe pain.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me about drug oxycodone?

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Dr. Peter Fischer
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
Oxycodone: Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opioid that is used as a narcotic analgesic to treat moderate to severe pain. Side effects such as dizziness, fatigue, constipation, nausea, itching are some of the more common ones.
A 46-year-old member asked:

What is oxycodone?

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Dr. Robert Madden
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Pain medication : Oxycodone is a narcotic pain medication. It comes in short acting immediate release & long-acting sustained-release formulations. Like any other narcotic, it has issues related to addiction, dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal. It is a controlled substance, and can only be obtained with a prescription.

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