10 mg oxycodone
10 mg oxycodone
10 mg Oxycodone is a medication used to treat pain. It is an opioid drug that binds to opioid receptors in the brain, spinal cord and other areas of the body to produce a variety of effects. Oxycodone works by changing how your body feels and responds to pain. It can be taken orally, intramuscularly, subcutaneously, or intravenously.
This is a powerful medicine that can help people with severe pain. It is a narcotic that is a controlled substance, meaning it is illegal to use without a prescription. People who take oxycodone should be aware of side effects, including nausea, dizziness, constipation, and respiratory depression. Oxycodone is prescribed in tablet or liquid form and should only be taken in the dosage prescribed by the doctor.
10 mg of oxycodone is the maximum recommended dose for adults on a single day. This drug works by attaching to opioid receptors in the brain and reducing the sensation of pain in the body.
Oxycodone side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to oxycodone: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Opioid medicine, including oxycodone, can slow or stop your breathing, and death may occur. A person caring for you should give naloxone and/or seek emergency medical attention if you have slow breathing with long pauses, blue colored lips, or if you are hard to wake up.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
- noisy breathing, sighing, shallow breathing, breathing that stops during sleep;
- a slow heart rate or weak pulse;
- cold, clammy skin;
- a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
- confusion, unusual thoughts or behavior;
- seizure (convulsions);
- low cortisol levels – nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, dizziness, worsening tiredness or weakness; o
Common oxycodone side effects may include:
- drowsiness, dizziness, tiredness;
- constipation, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting; or
- itching, red eyes, or flushing.
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