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What does the HCL stand for in Oxycodone HCL 5 mg?

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11 Jun 2010

Hydrochloride
Hydrogen (H) Chlorine (CL)

Used in the production of many medications in order to render them stable and soluble. With the base (the medication) it forms a salt that has a much longer life than the medication would have in its 'freebase' form.

Kten 9 Jan 2012

I tgought HCL was used in IR or Instant release type of meds

11 Jun 2010

Hydrochloride

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