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Were you looking for information about OxyContin? Oxicontin is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
OxyContin® (oxycodone ER) is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It comes in special tablets that are designed to release the medication continuously over a 12-hour period (this provides for convenient twice-daily dosing and steady pain control). The medication is classified as a controlled substance in the United States, and there are special rules and regulations for prescribing and obtaining it. Although this medicine is effective for pain relief, it has a significant potential for abuse.
(To learn more about this medicine, click OxyContin. This article covers topics such as dosing information, warnings, and potential side effects. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on OxyContin.)
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