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Were you looking for information about OxyContin? Oxycotine is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
OxyContin® (oxycodone ER) is a narcotic drug that is available by prescription to treat moderate to severe pain. It comes in extended-release tablets that are specially designed to release the medication continuously over a 12-hour period, allowing for convenient twice-daily dosing. Some of the common side effects that have been reported with this drug include dizziness, drowsiness, and constipation. Before your healthcare provider prescribes this medication, make sure he or she is aware if you have epilepsy, kidney disease, or hypothyroidism.
(Click OxyContin to learn about the abuse potential for narcotics such as OxyContin, for information on when and how to take this drug, and to find out what side effects may occur with treatment. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on OxyContin.)
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