OxyContin Generic Name: Oxycodone

What is it:

  • In the group of drugs known as narcotic pain relievers
  • Similar to morphine


  • OxyContin tablets are used to treat moderate to severe pain.
  • The extended-release form of this medication is for around-the-clock treatment of pain.
  • Comes in 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, 80 mg, and 160 mg tablet strengths. Oral use only.


  • People who abuse OxyContin risk developing tolerance for the drug.
  • Long-term abuse of the drug can lead to physical dependence and addiction.

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