What is Oxycontin (Oxycotin)?
Oxycontin (Oxycotin) is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers. It is similar to morphine.
Oxycontin (Oxycotin) is used to treat moderate to severe pain. The extended-release form of this medication is for around-the-clock treatment of pain. Oxycontin (Oxycotin) is not for treating pain just after a surgery unless you were already taking it before the surgery.
Oxycontin (Oxycotin) is a narcotic pain reliever. It works by dulling the pain perception center in the brain. It may also affect other body systems (eg, respiratory and circulatory systems) at higher doses.
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