Is it safe to take oxycontin long term? I have chronic pain and was just put on it but have only heard horro stories about people using it.

Problems. First, not the best narcotic choice. Ms-contin is better. But do you need a highly addictive narcotic? If this was your first pain "rx, " see another doctor you always must know the cause for pain.
SAFE IF TAKEN AS. Indicated. A good thing to be on longterm? Nothing is...
OxyContin. Longterm u will develop sexual problems, decreased energy, increased risk of infection, poor bone quality. There is minimal evidence for opioids in longterm chronic pain of noncancer origin.