Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication sometimes called a narcotic. Also, Oxycodone is used to treat moderate to severe pain. The extended-release form of oxycodone is for around-the-clock treatment of pain and should not be used on an as-needed basis for pain.
Before taking this medicine
You should not use oxycodone if you are allergic to it, or if you have:
severe asthma or breathing problems; or
a blockage in your stomach or intestines.
You should not use oxycodone if you have severe asthma or breathing problems, or a blockage in your stomach or intestines.
MISUSE OF OPIOID MEDICINE CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it.