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Were you looking for information about OxyContin? Oxycoden is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
OxyContin® (oxycodone ER) is a prescription pain medication. It is a potent narcotic and an opioid (morphine-like) medication. Although this drug is very effective at relieving pain, it also has significant abuse potential. If you have a history of alcohol or drug dependence, make sure your healthcare provider is aware before he or she prescribes you this drug. This medicine comes in the form of extended-release tablets (that are specially designed to release their contents continuously over a 12-hour period) and is typically taken twice a day.
(To learn more about this medication, click OxyContin. This article includes information on the drug's abuse potential, dosing guidelines, and possible 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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