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OxyCoton is a common misspelling of OxyContin (oxycodone).

What is OxyContin (OxyCoton)?

OxyContin (OxyCoton) is a controlled-release form of the narcotic painkiller oxycodone. OxyContin (OxyCoton) is used to treat for moderate to severe pain when continuous, around-the-clock relief is needed for an extended period of time. OxyContin (OxyCoton) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.

OxyContin (OxyCoton) belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid analgesics. OxyContin (OxyCoton) works by dulling the pain perception center in the brain. It may also affects the respiratory and circulatory systems at higher doses.

Opioid analgesics such as OxyContin (OxyCoton) have been used to treat pain for many years. In most cases addiction does not occur. However, over time your body becomes used to taking OxyContin (OxyCoton), so if you suddenly stop taking it, you may experience some symptoms of withdrawal. It is important to discuss this issue with your doctor.

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