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A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
Do not wet, presoak, or lick the tablet before placing it in your mouth. Drink plenty of water to make swallowing easier and to prevent choking. If your doctor has told you to take two or more oxycodone tablets per dose, take the tablets one at a time.
Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Oxycodone is used to treat moderate to severe pain. The extended-release form of this medicine is for around-the-clock treatment of pain.
Store at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and light.
Oxycodone is more likely to cause breathing problems in older adults and people who are severely ill, malnourished, or otherwise debilitated.
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OxyIRis a brand name for the fast acting formulation of oxycodone. It is an opioid analgesic used for the management of moderate-to-severe pain, normally.
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Do not use this medication if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a narcotic medicine (examples include methadone, morphine, Oxycontin, Darvocet, Percocet, Vicodin, Lortab, and many others), or to a narcotic cough medicine that contains codeine, hydrocodone, or dihydrocodeine.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with oxycodone.
Easy to read patient leaflet for OxyIR. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; confusion; difficult or painful urination; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; mental or mood changes; numbness of an arm or leg; seizures; severe or persistent dizziness or light-headedness; slowed or difficult breathing; sudden, severe headache or vomiting; swelling of the hands, ankles, or feet; tremor; unusual tiredness or weakness; vision changes.
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with OxyIR.