This medicine is used to help relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone belongs to a class of medications called opioid analgesics (narcotics). It works in the brain to change the way your body feels and reacts to pain.
Read the medication guide your pharmacist gave you before you start taking Oxycodone Pills and every time you fill your prescription. In the event that you have any inquiries, counsel your doctor.
Acknowledge this medication by mouth as facilitated by your Doctor. You can take this prescription with or without meal. If you have nausea, it may be helpful to take this medicine with food. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about other ways to reduce nausea (such as going to bed for 1 to 2 hours with as little head movement as possible).
Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while using this medication, unless your doctor or pharmacist tells you that you can do it safely. The likelihood of grapefruit side effects of oxycodone May increase with this medication. contact your doctor or pharmacist for more about information.
If you are using the liquid form of this medicine, measure the dose carefully with a special measuring device / spoon. Do not use household spoons as you may not get the correct dose. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure how to verify or measure the dose.
The dose is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose, take the medication more often or for longer than prescribed. Stop the medication properly when prompted.Pain relievers work best if used when the first symptoms of pain occur. In the event that you hold up until the torment has intensified, the medication may not fill in too.
If you have persistent pain (such as due to cancer), your doctor may tell you to take long-acting opioid medications. In that case, this medication can be used for sudden (breakthrough) pain. Other analgesics (for example, paracetamol, ibuprofen) may also be prescribed with this medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about the safe use of Oxycodone doses along with other medications.
Abrupt discontinuation of this medication may cause withdrawal, especially if you have used it for a long time or in high doses. To avoid withdrawal, your doctor may reduce your dose gradually. Tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately if you have symptoms such as restlessness, mental / mood changes (anxiety, discomfort, drowsiness, suicidal thoughts), watery eyes, runny nose, diarrhea, sweating, muscle pain or sudden symptoms. . Changes in behavior.
When this medicine is used for a long time, it may not work either. Talk to your doctor if this medicine stops working well.
Although it helps many people, this drug can sometimes cause addiction. This risk may be greater if you have a substance use disorder (such as a drug / alcohol overdose or addiction). Take this medication in the same way to reduce the risk of poisoning.
Tell your doctor if your pain does not heal or if it gets worse.
See also the warning section.
It can cause nausea, vomiting, constipation, laziness, dizziness or drowsiness. A few side effects may decrease after using this medication for a while. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
To forestall clogging, eat dietary fiber, drink enough water and exercise. You may also have to take a laxative. Ask your pharmacist what type of laxative is right for you.
To reduce the risk of dizziness and headlights, get up slowly when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because you have decided that the benefit to you outweighs the risk of side effects. Numerous individuals who utilize this prescription have no genuine symptoms.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have serious side effects, including: breathing during sleep (sleep apnea), mental / mood changes (such as agitation, confusion, hallucinations),severe abdominal / abdominal pain, urination. Difficulty, its symptoms are adrenal glands that do not work well (such as loss of appetite, abnormal fatigue, weight loss).
If you have serious side effects, seek medical attention immediately, including fainting, seizures, slow / shallow breathing, severe drowsiness / difficulty waking up.
An intense unfavorably susceptible response to this prescription is uncommon. However, if you notice symptoms of a severe allergic reaction, seek medical attention immediately, including: rash, itching / swelling (especially of the face / tongue / throat), severe dizziness, shortness of breath.
This is certainly not a total rundown of side effect. If you notice other effects listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the USA UU .: Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You can report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
In Canada: call your primary care physician for therapeutic counsel about side effects. You can report the side effects of Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Cautions of Oxycodone
Before taking oxycodone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; Or for other opioid analgesics (for example, oxymorphone); Or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which may cause allergies or other problems. consult your doctor more information.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, in particular: neurological disorders (such as head injuries, tumors, seizures), respiratory problems (e.g., Asthma, sleep apnea, obstructive pulmonary disease chronicle). COPD disease), kidney disease, liver disease, mental / mood disorders (for example, confusion, depression), disorders in a personal or family history of a substance (eg, carpets / alcohol addiction or excessive use), stomach problems / intestinal (for example, obstruction, constipation, diarrhea) due to infection, paralytic ileus), difficulty urinating (such as due to enlarged prostate), gallbladder disease, pancreas disease (pancreatitis).
This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you dizzy or dry. Do not drive, use machinery or do anything that requires vigilance until you can do it safely. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
Before surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and herbal products).
Fluid items may contain sugar, aspartame and/or liquor. If you are advised to take precautions in diabetes, alcohol dependence, liver disease, phenylketonuria (PKU) or any other condition, you should limit / avoid these substances in your diet. Get some information about the sheltered utilization of this item.
Older adults may be more susceptible to the side effects of this medication, especially confusion, dizziness, drowsiness and slow / shallow breathing.
During pregnancy, this drug ought to be utilized just when obviously vital. It can harm an unborn child. Talk about the dangers and advantages with your primary care physician.(See also the warning section). This medicine passes into breast milk and may have unwanted effects on the infant. Tell the doctor right away if your child has an abnormal sleep, difficulty feeding or breathing problems. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Storage of Hydrocodone
Keep away from light and moisture in a room at room temperature. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all meds out of the compass of kids and pets. See also the warning section.
Do not add medicine under the toilet or into the drain unless instructed. Properly disposing of this product when it expires or is no longer necessary. For more information, read the medication guide or consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
See also how to use warnings and sections.
Drug interactions can change the way your medicines work or increase your risk of serious side effects. This document does not cover all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription / over-the-counter medicines and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine without the approval of your doctor.
Some of the products that interact with this drug include: Some pain medications (mixed opioid agonists / antagonists such as pentazocine, nalbuphine, butorphanol), naltrexone.
There may be an increased risk of serious side effects (eg slow / shallow breathing, drowsiness / severe dizziness) if this medicine is taken along with other products that may cause drowsiness or respiratory problems. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products such as other opioid analgesics or pain relievers (eg codeine, hydrocodone), alcohol, marijuana (cannabis), sleeping medications or anxiety (such as alprazolam, lorzepam, zolpidem), muscles. Taking rest (eg carizoprodol). , Cyclobenzaprine) or antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine).
Check the label of all your medications (such as allergies or cough and cold products) as they may contain ingredients that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist how to use these products safely.
Other drugs can affect the elimination of oxycodone from your body, which may affect how oxycodone works. Examples include azole antifungals (such as ketoconazole), macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin), mifepristone, HIV drugs (such as rutanavir), rifamin (such as rifutin, rifampicin), some medications that treat seizures (e.g. 125) among others
This drug may interfere with some laboratory tests (including amylase / lipase levels), possibly leading to incorrect test results. Make sure that the laboratory staff and all your doctors know that you are using this medicine.
Overdose of Oxycodone
If someone has suffered an overdose and has severe symptoms such as fainting or difficulty breathing, give naloxone when available, then call 911. If the person is awake and has no symptoms, call the poison control center immediately. US resident UU. You can call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Residents of Canada may call the Provincial Poison Control Center. Symptoms of overdose include slow / shallow breathing, slow heart rate, coma.
If you are taking this medicine on a regular basis and miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. In the event that it is close to the hour of the following portion, skirt the missed portion. Take your next dose at normal times. Try not to twofold the portion to get.
Do not share this medicine with others. It is illegal to share it.
This medicine is prescribed only for your current condition. Do not use it for any other condition until your doctor tells you that a different medicine may be necessary in this case.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you should have naloxone available to treat opioid overdose. Teach your family or household members about the signs of an opioid overdose and how to treat it.