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Oxycottin

Pronunciation

Oxycottin is a common misspelling of OxyContin (oxycodone).

What is OxyContin (Oxycottin)?

OxyContin (Oxycottin) is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. OxyContin (Oxycottin) belongs to a group of medicines called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. OxyContin (Oxycottin) may also affect the respiratory and circulatory systems at higher doses. OxyContin (Oxycottin) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

OxyContin (Oxycottin) can be habit-forming. Do not take a larger dose, take it more often, or take it for a longer period of time than prescribed by your doctor. If you have been taking OxyContin (Oxycottin) for more than a few days, do not stop taking it suddenly. If you stop taking OxyContin (Oxycottin) suddenly, you may experience withdrawal symptoms such as restlessness, watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, yawning, sweating, chills, muscle or joint aches or pains, weakness, irritability, anxiety, depression, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fast heartbeat, and fast breathing.

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