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can you tell me how is oxyconlin/oxycodone used and how does it enter your body?

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Dr. Foead Geula
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Pain relief: Oxycodone is an analgesic typically prescribed for pain relief. It is typically taken in oral form as a pill.

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How long does it take for oxycodone to be used up in the body?

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Dr. Lewis Margolis
Anesthesiology 48 years experience
Oxycodone Halflife: The half life of oral ixycodone pills is 3.5 to 4 hours . So in 5 halflives, or 17.5 - 20 hours, most of the oxycodone is eliminated. This applies to a single oral dose, not to a patient who has been chronically using the drug.

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