Oxycontin (Oxycodone Hydrochloride)
Description of the Medicine
Oxycontin (Oxycodone hydrochloride) is an opioid (narcotic), analgesic pain reliever drug which is very similar to Hydrocodone, morphine and codeine. Oxycodone hydrochloride helps to stimulate the opioid receptors inside the brain.
After consulting the doctor, you can buy Oxycontin to treat moderate to severe pain. This type of pain is normally expected to last for extended periods of time.
How to Use?
Generic Oxycontin should be taken exactly as prescribed by your healthcare professional. Do not take smaller or larger dosages than prescribed of this medication. If you are not sure of how to take Oxycodone hydrochloride, just follow the directions that have been mentioned on the prescription label. But, if this medication does not seem to be as effective as before in curbing the pain, inform your doctor right away.
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Oxycodone hydrochloride is known to cause few side effects. If, all of a sudden, you develop certain signs of an allergic reaction to this medication, for instance swelling of the throat, lips, face or tongue, severe skin rashes or hives then you should contact your healthcare professional as soon as possible. Oxycontin might also cause you to experience some other side effects, such as cold, clammy skin or a confused state of mind.
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Just like other narcotic pain reliever drugs, Oxycodone hydrochloride tends to increase the effects of other medications that are known to slow down the brain’s capacity to function normally. Once your healthcare professional has prescribed oxycontin, you should refrain from simultaneously taking other supplements, over-the-counter medications, minerals or vitamins without consulting your doctor first. This medication interacts with some other medications, for instance Buprenorphine (Buprenex, Subutex), Nalbuphine (Nubain), Pentazocine (Talwin) and Butorphanol (Stadol).
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If you have taken an overdose of oxycontin by accident, immediately dial the emergency services at 911 or call the local poison control center on 1-800-222-1222 at the earliest. This medication can cause certain overdose symptoms, such as extreme drowsiness.
Try and avoid missing your scheduled Oxycodone hydrochloride dose. In case you have forgotten to take your regular dosage, you should not take an extra dosage so that you may make up for the dose you have missed.
Notes and Precautions
It is always suggested to know what are the precautions to be taken while taking the medicine. You must not take oxycodone hydrochloride if you have a history of certain illnesses or if you are at present suffering from certain health issues, such as an enlarged prostate, problems related to passing urine, alcohol or drug addiction, certain mental illnesses, etc. Read more on oxycontin precautions here.
You can order oxycodone hydrochloride, and take it in order to gain relief from round-the-clock pain. But, be sure to take as prescribed and not as and when you feel like.
After you buy the medicine, store it at room temperature.