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Fast Facts About OxyContin - Guide To OxyContin
OxyContin contains oxycodone, a very strong narcotic pain reliever similar to morphine. OxyContin is only intended for moderate to severe pain that is present on a daily basis and that requires a very strong pain reliever.
Facts About Analgesics (Painkillers)
Analgesic medications are commonly referred to as painkillers. Oxycodone is a narcotic analgesic medication.
Drugs A-Z - Oxycodone
Oxycodone is a schedule C-II controlled substance. Oxycodone is an oral semisynthetic opiate agonist derived from the opioid alkaloid, thebaine, and is similar to other phenanthrene derivatives, such as hydrocodone and morphine. Oxycodone is used to control moderate to severe pain.
OxyContin Abuse Targeted
OxyContin is one of the best-selling brand-name painkillers in the world, it also however, has a widespread problem of abuse and misuse. OxyContin abuse is being targeted. Of real concern is how the problem affects patients with legitimate illness who depend on the drug.
OxyContin Abuse May Get Crushed
Purdue Pharma L.P., the maker of OxyContin, is developing a new painkiller which would less likely be a target of drug-abusers.
When Are Pain Medications Appropriate for Arthritis Patients?
Pain medications are commonly prescribed for patients struggling with arthritis pain.
Narcotic OxyContin: Savior or Killer
Unfortunately, as has happened with too many other sorely needed medications, OxyContin is now being abused as a "street drug."
OxyContin: The Saga Continues!
What's true, what's not, who's being hurt?
Drug Profile: Oxycodone Hydrochloride (Oxycontin)
Drug profile and essential information on the drug Oxycodone Hydrochloride (Oxycodone), from UMM.