What are the medical uses of OxyContin?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    OxyContin is a strong opiate that is prescribed for severe chronic pain, and post surgery/injury pain. Like most opiates, it has a high risk of addiction and abuse.

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  • maffia
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Oxycontin Medical Uses

  • 1 decade ago

    Oxycontin is also called oxycodone. It is a time-release pain reliever that is used to treat mild to severe pain.

  • 1 decade ago

    This is an opioid analgesic used to treat moderate or severe pain, primarily in terminally ill patients. It is administered orally, intravenously, or sub-cutaneously; common side-effects include drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, and constipation.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Relief of chronic pain

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