OxyContin is a strong prescription medicine used when an opioid medicine is needed to manage severe pain. So, it is enough to require daily around-the-clock, long-term treatment with an opioid, when other pain treatments such as non-opioid pain medicines or immediate-release opioid medicines do not treat your pain well enough or you cannot tolerate them. PILLS
Important Information About OxyContin
You should not use OxyContins if you have severe asthma or breathing problems, or a blockage in your stomach or intestines.
MISUSE OF OXYCONTIN CAN CAUSE ADDICTION, OVERDOSE, OR DEATH. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it.
Taking oxycodone during pregnancy may cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in the newborn.
Fatal side effects can occur if you use this med with alcohol, or with other drugs that cause drowsiness or slow your breathing.