Oxycontin 5mg is a prescription medicine that treats moderate to severe pain in adults. It belongs to the group of narcotic drugs that are also known as opioids. However, it is a robust potent pain medication that treats around-the-clock pain.
The medication of opioids or narcotics used when the other non-opioid medicines can not be sufficient to treat the condition of pain.
Additionally, more prolonged use of such medicines (opioids) can be habit-forming so, use it for a limited time period.