Each capsule contains 4.5, 9, or 18 mg of oxycodone as 5, 10, or 20 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride. For full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
When a patient no longer requires therapy with oxycodone, it may be advisable to taper the dose gradually to prevent symptoms of withdrawal. 4.3 Contraindications Hypersensitivity to any of the constituents, respiratory depression, head injury, paralytic ileus, acute abdomen, delayed gastric emptying, chronic obstructive airways disease, cor pulmonale, chronic bronchial asthma, hypercarbia, known oxycodone sensitivity or in any situation where opioids are contraindicated, moderate to severe hepatic impairment, severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance <10 ml/min), chronic constipation, concurrent administration of monoamine oxidase inhibitors or within 2 weeks of discontinuation of their use.
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