Oxycontin

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Oxycontin is an opioid pain medicine that is used to treat severe pain enough to require every day and it is long-term use medicine. When other narcotic and non-narcotic medicines are not useful for your pain then the doctor suggests oxycontin. It is a very addictive drug and overdose can cause death so do not take it without the guidance of a doctor.

Use of Oxycontin

Oxycontin is used to heal from ongoing severe pain such as severe pain from cancer and If your pain lasts for 24 hours then the doctor suggests using it. It works in the brain receptors and changes how your body feels and responds to pain and it helps to heal from pain. If another painkiller is not helpful for the patient then the doctor suggests this medicine to a patient so do not use it occasionally and without the direction of a doctor.

Side effects of Oxycontin

And these are the side effects of this medicine, If you face any side effects from this drug then call your doctor for medical advice.

Overdose

Take this medicine according to the doctor’s prescription and the highest dose of this drug is 40 mg so, make sure the amount of dose in a whole day is 40 mg not greater than it otherwise it causes an overdose. And if someone has overdosed on this drug then the person can go into a coma or cause of death then if the doctor does not suggest this drug to you then don’t make it yourself.

Precautions

  • Don’t take oxycontin if your body pain does not last 24 hours and if you have then first tried other medicines.
  • If you faced any side effects from this medicine then tell your doctor about it.
  • Before using this medicine tell your doctor about your medical history, in particular- brain disorders like any serious head injury and tumor in your brain or seizures and any breathing problems like asthma and if you faced sleep apnoea, kidney disease, liver disease, personal or family history of substance use disorder.
  • After taking it you may get dizzy or sleepiness. So, avoid driving and any physical activity.
  • Do not give this drug to younger than 11 years old.
  • If you taking any medicine then show that medicine to your doctor and tell him about the problems.
  • Tell your doctor if you use a medicine to treat HIV or Hepatitis C and show the medicine that you take.
  • When you have used this medicine for a long time and this medicine stops working well then tell your doctor about the condition of your health.
  • If you buy Percocet online or offline before using it check the manufacturer and expiry date of the medicine.