Oxycontin is an opioid drug that is effective at relieving pain. It is one of the many narcotic medications derived from natural substances found in the opium poppy. There are too many opioids prescribed to treat depression, and any of them can lead to abuse and dependence. You can easily buy Oxycontin online. It is habit-forming and addictive.
Even a patient taking this medication according to his/her doctor runs some risk of becoming dependent, although the highest risk is for people who abuse it. Oxycontin addiction results when someone abusing the drug spends a lot of time and energy on getting more of the drug and continues to abuse it even when it starts to cause problems in their lives.
Oxycontin should be prescribed by the healthcare professionals only who examine your body and the stage of your disease. Take the dosage of Oxycontin as your doctor decided to give you. Do not use it in excess because overdosing of this drug is too harmful to physical strength as well as mental ability.
The initial dosage for an adult who is not opioid-tolerant is 10 mg orally. The dose can be taken once at 12 hours interval. Higher doses initially must be avoided in patients who are not opioid-tolerant. It may cause severe respiratory depression.
The Oxycontin dosage may be increased further by your doctor according to the response of this drug on your body. When your doctor feels that your body is not responding correctly for the initial dosage or anything else, he/she may increase or decrease your dosage.
Oxycontin is too harmful to children below 11 years old. This drug is not tested on children. Using it to children may be too dangerous for them. This medication should be given to those who are 18 years old or above.
Oxycontin is a sedative drug. The use of this medication improperly may show some unwanted side-effects. Do not use this medication according to your choice; use it only as your doctor prescribe it to you according to your need. There are some common, and some rare side-effects of Oxycontin are listed below. If you feel any of the symptoms from the list, immediately go to your doctor and consult with them that further taking this medication is right for you or not. There are some common side-effects of Oxycontin are-
- Cold sweats
- Difficult or labored breathing
- Dizziness, fever
- Faintness or lightheadedness
- Tightness in chest
Call once your doctor if you feel anyone from the above list. Do not continue this medication if your doctor suggests stopping this drug.
Immediately seek for a medical emergency or go to your doctor without wasting your time if you see any one of the symptoms given below-
- Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs or feet
- Blood in the urine, burning while urinating
- Chest pain
- A decrease in the frequency of urination
- Decreased urine output
- Increased thirst
- An increased volume of pale, dilute urine
- Muscle pain or cramps
- Rapid breathing
- Rapid weight gain
- Dry mouth fainting fast and irregular heartbeat etc
Above is the list of some rare side-effect of Oxycontin. If you feel any one or more of them immediately stop using this drug and go to your doctor or seek for a medical emergency.
Oxycontin is readily available online for sale. You can buy it from online pharmacies. But do not forget to ask prescription from authorities. If you do not use this medication with proper precaution, it may become fatal or may cause you to death.
Difference between Oxycodone and Oxycontin
An extended-release form of Oxycodone is known under the brand name Oxycontin.
Oxycodone is available as generic as well as brand name medication. Sometimes a doctor may add immediate-release Oxycodone to treatment with Oxycontin during a brief moment when the pain becomes severe. Do not use Oxycontin overdose; it may be dangerous due to Oxycodone is its gradient.
Oxycontin vs. Percocet
Oxycontin and Percocet both work in severe pain. Oxycontin contains Oxycodone, while Percocet contains Oxycodone as well as Acetaminophen. Percocet helps in removing pain as well as fever also.