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OxyContin Medication for Pain - Percocet and Pregnancy

This page contains links to eMedTV Pain Articles containing information on subjects from OxyContin Medication for Pain to Percocet and Pregnancy. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • OxyContin Medication for Pain
    This eMedTV page talks about OxyContin, a pain medication (specifically, it is used to treat moderate to severe pain). This article describes the effects of OxyContin, explains how often this drug should be taken, and offers general warnings.
  • OxyContin Medication Information
    OxyContin is a prescription narcotic drug licensed to treat moderate to severe pain. This page from the eMedTV library offers more information on this medication, including some of OxyContin's effects, as well as important warnings and precautions.
  • OxyContin Oral
    There is only one form of OxyContin -- oral tablets designed to release the drug over a 12-hour period. This eMedTV article explains what OxyContin is used for, describes how it works, and lists some of the potential side effects of this medicine.
  • OxyContin Overdose
    An overdose of OxyContin (oxycodone ER) requires immediate medical attention, as it can be fatal. This eMedTV Web page includes a list of possible overdose symptoms and describes various treatment options that are available.
  • OxyContin Pain Medicine
    This eMedTV segment covers the pain medicine OxyContin, a drug approved for treating moderate to severe pain. This article explains how OxyContin works, describes its effects, and offers information on how often this drug needs to be taken each day.
  • OxyContin Pill Information
    OxyContin is a narcotic medication that is available by prescription to treat moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV page provides more information on OxyContin pills, including details on how the medicine works and how often it should be taken each day.
  • OxyContin Side Effects
    Common side effects of OxyContin include dizziness, vomiting, and constipation. This eMedTV segment provides a more detailed list of possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • OxyContin Tablets
    Available as an extended-release tablet, OxyContin is approved for treating moderate to severe pain. As this eMedTV article explains, the tablets are specially designed to release the medication slowly over 12 hours (providing steady pain control).
  • OxyContin Uses
    OxyContin is licensed to treat continuous, moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV Web page discusses the uses of OxyContin in more detail (including possible off-label uses), describes how the drug works, and explains whether it is approved for children.
  • OxyContin Warnings and Precautions
    If you have asthma, let your doctor know before taking OxyContin. This eMedTV segment lists important warnings and precautions with OxyContin, including other conditions you should tell your doctor about before using the drug.
  • OxyContin Withdrawal
    If you abruptly stop taking OxyContin (oxycodone ER), withdrawal symptoms could occur. This eMedTV resource explains why withdrawal from OxyContin occurs with long-term use of the drug and provides a list of possible withdrawal symptoms.
  • OxyContin Withdrawal Symptoms
    Abdominal cramps, nausea, and chills are symptoms that may occur during withdrawal from OxyContin. This eMedTV segment provides a more complete list of possible symptoms of OxyContin withdrawal and explains why withdrawal occurs with this drug.
  • OxyContine
    OxyContin is a potent narcotic drug commonly used as a painkiller. This eMedTV page describes OxyContin in more detail and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using the drug. OxyContine is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Oxyconton
    OxyContin is a narcotic medication that provides around-the-clock pain control. This eMedTV article discusses OxyContin uses in more detail and explains what side effects may occur with this drug. Oxyconton is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Oxycoten
    OxyContin is a medication approved to treat long-term, moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV page describes how OxyContin works and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using the drug. Oxycoten is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Oxycotin
    OxyContin is a prescription drug often used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV article explains how OxyContin works and explores the abuse potential for this narcotic medication. Oxycotin is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Oxycotine
    The prescription drug OxyContin is licensed to relieve moderate to severe pain. This page on the eMedTV site explains how often OxyContin is typically taken and lists some of its potential side effects. Oxycotine is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Oxycoton
    The narcotic medicine OxyContin is often used for relieving moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV Web page describes OxyContin in more detail and lists some side effects that may occur with the drug. Oxycoton is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Oxycotten
    OxyContin is a narcotic medication that is classified as a controlled substance in the US. This eMedTV Web page discusses OxyContin uses in more detail and explores the benefits of this drug. Oxycotten is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Oxycottin
    OxyContin is a prescription medicine commonly used to relieve moderate to severe pain. This eMedTV resource describes OxyContin in more detail, explains how it works, and lists some potential side effects. Oxycottin is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Oxycotton
    People with long-term, moderate to severe pain may benefit from OxyContin. This eMedTV page further covers OxyContin uses and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before starting treatment. Oxycotton is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Oxycotyn
    OxyContin is a long-acting opioid drug used for pain relief. This eMedTV article describes the effects of OxyContin, explains how often the drug should be taken, and lists its possible side effects. Oxycotyn is a common misspelling of OxyContin.
  • Pain Control Management
    Many techniques can help you manage pain -- and not all of them involve medication. This eMedTV resource takes a look at the things that can help with pain control, such as exercise and stress management, as well as prescription and nonprescription drugs.
  • Pain Management Contracts
    As this eMedTV article explains, if you are taking an opioid medication for chronic pain, your healthcare provider may have you sign a pain management contract. This Web page talks about the reasons for using these contracts and explains what they entail.
  • Pain Medication
    Looking for info on pain medications? This eMedTV segment has you covered. In it, we discuss NSAIDs, opioids, pain patches, antiseizure medications, and other products that can help manage your chronic pain.
  • Parts of the Body That Fibromyalgia Affects
    The shoulders, neck, back, and legs are just a few of the body parts that fibromyalgia can affect. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at the symptoms of fibromyalgia and where they occur throughout the body, with a link to more information.
  • Pegloticase
    Pegloticase is a medicine prescribed to prevent gout attacks. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at this gout medication, including details on dosing guidelines, potential side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Pegloticase Dosage
    This eMedTV Web segment explains that the pegloticase dosage for preventing gout attacks is standard for everyone, regardless of age or weight. This page further discusses dosing guidelines and lists several important tips for receiving this drug.
  • Pegloticase Drug Information
    If you have gout, your healthcare provider may prescribe pegloticase. This eMedTV Web article provides some basic drug information on pegloticase, including how it is administered. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Pentazocin
    Pentazocine is available by prescription only and is used to treat moderate-to-severe pain. This eMedTV page explores some common side effects of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Pentazocin is a common misspelling of pentazocine.
  • Pentazocine
    Pentazocine is a drug licensed to relieve pain. Other possible uses are described in this eMedTV page, along with topics like how the drug works, dosing tips, side effects, and more. It also explains why this may not be the best medicine for some people.
  • Pentazocine Addiction
    This eMedTV segment explains that it is possible to abuse pentazocine. This article describes the difference between pentazocine addiction and a physical dependence on the drug and also covers some of the possible consequences of abuse.
  • Pentazocine and Blurred Vision
    Some of the potential side effects with pentazocine include blurred vision, nausea, and vomiting. This eMedTV Web resource describes other possible problems with this drug, including potentially serious reactions that require immediate medical care.
  • Pentazocine Dosage
    Pentazocine is a drug injected every three to four hours for pain relief and certain other uses. This eMedTV page examines how your pentazocine dosage is calculated. It also covers factors that may affect your dose and lists tips for how to use this drug.
  • Pentazocine Drug Information
    As this eMedTV resource explains, pentazocine is a prescribed medication used to treat certain types of pain. This page offers an overview of important drug information on pentazocine, including general precautions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Pentazocine Maximum Safe Dose
    This eMedTV article explains that the maximum dose of pentazocine should not exceed 360 mg each day. This Web page takes a look at the safety issues regarding dosing and injection guidelines for pentazocine.
  • Pentazocine Side Effects
    Some of the possible pentazocine side effects include itching, nausea, and vomiting. This eMedTV resource takes a look at ways to help minimize side effects and what to do if you develop serious reactions, such as seizures, difficulty urinating, or fever.
  • Pentazocine Toxicity
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, taking too much pentazocine can result in toxicity and dangerous problems. This page describes several symptoms of an overdose and explains what to do if you believe you have used too much of this drug.
  • Pentazosin
    This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of pentazocine, a prescription drug used to treat moderate-to-severe pain. This page also provides general precautions to be aware of before starting treatment. Pentazosin is a common misspelling of pentazocine.
  • Pentazucine
    Pentazocine is a drug used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe pain. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief overview of this medication and provides a link to more detailed information. Pentazucine is a common misspelling of pentazocine.
  • Pentozocine
    As a controlled substance, pentazocine is a prescription pain reliever that may be abused. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of the drug and describes some of its possible side effects. Pentozocine is a common misspelling of pentazocine.
  • Percacet
    Percocet is a Schedule II narcotic drug prescribed to treat pain. This page on the eMedTV site takes a closer look at this medication and offers a link to more detailed information. Percacet is a common misspelling of Percocet.
  • Percacet Side Effects
    Dizziness, constipation, and nausea are possible side effects of Percocet. This eMedTV article lists other potential side effects and provides a link to more information. Percacet side effects is a common misspelling of Percocet side effects.
  • Percacets
    Percocet is often prescribed for the short-term treatment of pain. This eMedTV selection briefly describes the drug and its possible side effects, and also includes a link to more detailed information. Percacets is a common misspelling of Percocet.
  • Percaset
    A healthcare provider may recommend Percocet for the treatment of pain. This eMedTV article briefly describes this prescription drug and explains why it contains two different medications. Percaset is a common misspelling of Percocet.
  • Percasets
    Available only by prescription, Percocet® is a narcotic drug used to treat pain. This eMedTV selection briefly describes the medications that make up Percocet and provides a link to more information. Percasets is a common misspelling of Percocet.
  • Percicet
    A combination of two medications, Percocet is a narcotic drug prescribed to treat pain. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more information. Percicet is a common misspelling of Percocet.
  • Perciset
    Percocet is a prescription pain medication. This eMedTV Web article offers a brief overview of the drug and its side effects, as well as conditions to tell your doctor about before starting treatment. Perciset is a common misspelling of Percocet.
  • Percocet
    Percocet is a Schedule II narcotic that is used to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its potential for abuse, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Percocet 10/325 mg Tablets
    The maximum recommended dosage for 10/325 mg Percocet tablets is six tablets per day. This eMedTV resource lists the other strengths available for this drug and explains why you should limit your total acetaminophen intake to 4 grams a day.
  • Percocet 10/650 mg Tablets
    The recommended dosage for 10/650 mg Percocet tablets is one tablet every six hours as needed for pain. This eMedTV article offers more Percocet dosing information and provides a list of the other strengths available for this medication.
  • Percocet 2.5/325 mg Tablets
    Percocet tablets are typically taken every six hours as needed for pain. As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, the recommended dose for 2.5/325 mg Percocet tablets is one or two tablets, every six hours as needed for pain.
  • Percocet 5/325 mg Tablets
    The maximum number of 5/325 mg Percocet tablets that you can take in one day is 12 tablets. This eMedTV resource lists the other strengths available for this medication and also explains what the maximum dosage is for these other Percocet strengths.
  • Percocet 7.5/325 mg Tablets
    For most Percocet strengths, the recommended dose is one tablet every six hours as needed for pain. As this eMedTV page explains, there are certain maximums you must not exceed. You should take no more than eight 7.5 mg/325 mg Percocet tablets daily.
  • Percocet 7.5/500 mg Tablets
    The recommended Percocet dose for most strengths of the drug is one tablet every six hours as needed. As this eMedTV Web page explains, the maximum recommended dosage for 7.5 mg/500 mg Percocet tablets is eight tablets per day.
  • Percocet Addiction
    Signs of Percocet addiction include stealing, lying, and repeated reports of having a prescription stolen. This eMedTV article describes things to look for if you suspect someone you know is addicted to Percocet and explains what you can do to help.
  • Percocet and Breastfeeding
    Both of the drugs that make up Percocet pass through breast milk. This part of the eMedTV Web site deals with Percocet and breastfeeding, with information on what to watch for if you are nursing and your healthcare provider recommends this drug.
  • Percocet and Constipation
    If you take Percocet for more than a few days, you likely will become constipated. This page of the eMedTV site discusses Percocet and constipation, including information on why stimulant laxatives may be necessary for some people taking the drug.
  • Percocet and Lexapro
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Lexapro and Percocet can potentially interact with each other. This article takes a look at how combining these drugs can lead to extreme drowsiness, confusion, poor coordination, and other potentially serious problems.
  • Percocet and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Percocet is a pregnancy Category C medication, which means it may be prescribed to a pregnant woman under certain circumstances. This article takes a look at Percocet and pregnancy, including research study results.
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