What is Oxycontin?
OxyContin, also available as Oxycodone, is an opioid medication. You can use it alone or with other medicines. One can buy OxyContin online without any delay or hassle.
Strong prescription medicine use is when opioid treatment is needed to manage severe pain enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term treatment with an opioid. It happens mostly when other pain treatments, such as non-opioid or immediate opioid medicines, cannot treat your pain well enough or cannot tolerate them.
Order OxyContin online from a trusted online pharmacy with proper delivery and shipping services without hassle at reasonable rates. You must not use this medicine on an as-needed basis for pain that is not around the clock.
How to take oxycontin?
Take OxyContin precisely as per the doctor’s prescription. Read carefully and follow all the instructions on your prescription label, medication guides, or instruction sheets. Never use OxyContin in smaller or larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Inform your doctor if you feel an increased urge to use this medicine.
Never share an opioid medication like OxyContin with someone else, especially someone with a past of drug abuse or addiction. Misuse of OxyContin can cause addiction, overdose, or death. It is against the lawful act of selling or giving away opioid medicine.
Stop taking other opioid pain medicines when you start using OxyContin ER.
Swallow the whole extended-release tablet without crushing, chewing, breaking, or dissolving it to avoid exposure to a potentially fatal overdose.
Never break or crush a pill to inhale the powder or mix it into a liquid for injection into your vein. It can cause death.
Do not suddenly stop using OxyContin. Talk to your doctor before tapering the dose.
Store it away from heat and light at room temperature. Keep track of your drug. Be aware if anyone is misusing your medication or taking it without a prescription because OxyContin is a drug of abuse.
Dispose of the leftover opioid medicine carefully.
What to know before taking oxycontin?
You should avoid taking OxyContin if you are allergic to it or Oxycodone or if you have:
- Blockage in stomach or intestines; or
- Asthma (severe) or breathing problems
Do not use OxyContin until you already use a similar opioid drug and are tolerant to it.
Do not give OxyContin to a child younger than 11 years old.
To ensure OxyContin is safe for you, tell the doctor if you have ever had:
- Seizures or a head injury;
- Sleep apnea, breathing problems;
- Mental illness;
- Drug or alcohol addiction;
- Urination problems;
- Kidney or liver disease; or
- Problem with your pancreas, gallbladder, or thyroid
Do not use OxyContin during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
What are the benefits of using oxycontin?
The use of this medication is to help relieve moderate to severe pain. It belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid analgesics. Do not use OxyContin to relieve mild pain or pain that will go away in a few days. It is not on an occasional or as-needed basis.
One should use this drug’s higher strengths only if one regularly takes moderate to large amounts of opioid pain medication. These drugs may cause overdose or death if someone who has not regularly taken opioids takes this medicine.
What are the side effects of oxycontin?
Go for emergency medical help if you have allergic reactions due to the use of OxyContin. Signs of an allergic reaction include issues with breathing, hives, and swelling of your face, throat, lips, or tongue.
Opioid medicine like OxyContin can slow or stop your breathing. Your attendant should get emergency medical help if you have blue-colored lips, slow breathing with long pauses, or if you are hard to wake up.
Call your doctor instantly if you have:
- Weak pulse or slow heart rate;
- Shallow breathing, sighing, noisy breathing, breathing that stops during sleep;
- Unusual thought or behavior, confusion;
- A feeling of lightheadedness;
- Low serotonin level in the body- fever, agitation, hallucinations, fast heart rate, sweating, shivering, loss of coordination, muscle stiffness, twitching, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting; or
- Low cortisol levels- vomiting, dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, worsening weakness or tiredness
Older adults, debilitated or malnourished people who have wasting syndrome or chronic breathing disorders are more likely to have the side effect of severe breathing problems.
Long-term use of opioid medication like OxyContin may affect fertility in men or women. It is still unknown whether opioid effects on fertility are temporary or permanent.
Common side effects of OxyContin may include:
- Headache, drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness; or
- Nausea, vomiting, constipation, stomach pain
It is not a complete list of side effects, and others may occur. Take your doctor’s medical advice regarding side effects. Report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
How does oxycontin work?
This medicine’s primary work efficiently manages moderate to severe acute or chronic pain when other treatments are insufficient. It works in the brain to switch how your body feels and responds to pain.
It may improve the quality of life in certain types of pain. It is still unclear if use in chronic pain improves the quality of life or ongoing pain relief.
What to avoid while using oxycontin?
Avoid alcohol consumption because it may cause dangerous side effects or death.
Avoid driving a vehicle or operating any machine until you know the effect of this medicine on you. Dizziness or drowsiness (severe) can cause accidental falls or severe injuries.
Always check the brand & strength of OxyContin before buying it to avoid medication errors.
Is oxycontin still being dispensed?
The sale and distribution of accepted OxyContin formulations with the aid of diverse producers are being discontinued. Some accepted variations of OxyContin Tablets will stay available, but we cannot offer an actual timetable for a while until accepted formulations are unavailable.