Oxycontin OC 10mg is used in treating chronic pain conditions which are unbearable. It belongs to the narcotic analgesics, because of the risk measures the FDA does not approve it during pregnancy.
Oxycontin OC 10 mg is a scheduled 2 controlled substance under the CSA (Controlled Substance Act).
Its generic name is oxycodone, and it (Oxycontin OC 10 mg) is a white round tablet, debossed as OC on one side and ten on the other. Its size is up to 7.00 mm.
Oxycontin OC 10 mg is only used in prescription because of its drug-dependency; it is illegal to use such narcotics without prescription of the professional or authorized doctor.
Oxycontin is only used under the professional prescription who are knowledgeable and use such a potent drug to treat chronic pain conditions.
It is general to use the lowest possible dose in starting the medication to avoid withdrawal. Your doctor will guide you for the treatments according to your health conditions or the impact of the drug on you.
It is administered every twelve hours orally. The starting dose for an adult and who is not opioid-tolerant is Oxycontin OC 10 mg orally every 12 hours. If someone uses a higher dose and he is not opioid-tolerant, he might get withdrawals which can cause fatal respiratory depression.
Note: If someone has respiratory depression and suggested for oxycontin, he should be monitor firmly, especially within 24 to 72 hours. If something happens, the doctor will adjust the doses accordingly.
Swallow the whole tablet of Oxycontin OC 10 mg, one at a time and drink enough water to swallow the pill immediately (after placing in the mouth).
Do not pre-soak, lick, or wet the tablet before placing in the mouth.
Do not cut, chew, bite, break, or crush the Oxycontin OC 10 mg tablet, which can lead to overdose or uncontrolled delivery of oxycodone.