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oxycodone

 [ok″se-ko´dōn]
an opioid analgesic derived from morphine; used in the form of the hydrochloride and terephthalate salts, administered orally or rectally.

ox·y·co·done

(ok'sē-kō'dōn),
A narcotic analgesic often prepared with aspirin or acetaminophen.

oxycodone

/oxy·co·done/ (-ko´dōn) an opioid analgesic derived from morphine; used in the form of the hydrochloride and terephthalate salts.

oxycodone

(ŏk′sĭ-kō′dōn′)
n.
A semisynthetic opioid drug, C18H21NO4, used in its hydrochloride form as a pain reliever, often in combination with nonopioid analgesics such as acetaminophen.

oxycodone

Hillbilly heroin, poor man's heroin, redneck heroin Pharmacology An oral opioid analgesic, which may be coadministered with other analgesics Pharmacologic effects Morphine-like actions; blocks CNS responses to pain; CNS depressant; analgesic. See Opioids, OxyContin.

ox·y·co·done

(ok'sē-kō'dōn)
A narcotic analgesic often prepared with aspirin or acetaminophen.

oxycodone (ok´sēkō´dōn),

n brand name: Roxicodone; OxyIR; OxyContin;
drug class: synthetic opioid analgesic (Controlled Substance Schedule II);
action: attaches to opiate receptors in the central nervous system;
uses: moderate to severe pain, normally used in combination with aspirin or acetaminophen, the opioid found in Percodan, Percocet, and Tylox. It is an easily abused substance. See also Percocet and Percodan.

oxycodone

a semisynthetic narcotic analgesic derived from morphine.
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This should be considered when prescribing or dispensing oxycodone HCl in situations where the physician or pharmacist is concerned about an increased risk of misuse or abuse.
Important Safety Information for OXAYDO(TM) (oxycodone HCl, USP) Tablets for oral use only -- CII OXAYDO is an immediate-release oral formulation of oxycodone HCl indicated for the management of acute and chronic moderate to severe pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate.
The 50 mg and 75 mg tapentadol IR treatment groups showed similar efficacy to that seen in patients treated with 10 mg of oxycodone HCl IR.
ACUROX([R]) is an investigational patented, orally administered, immediate release tablet containing oxycodone HCl as its sole active analgesic ingredient with a proposed indication for the relief of moderate to severe pain.
and MUMBAI, India, June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical and biotechnology major Wockhardt has received final approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration (US FDA) for marketing 5mg/ 5ml of Oxycodone HCl liquid which is used in treatment of moderate to severe acute and chronic pain.
Acurox([R]) Tablets contain a unique composition of oxycodone HCl, niacin, and essential functional inactive ingredients, and are intended to relieve moderate-to-severe pain while deterring common methods of prescription drug abuse including intentionally swallowing excess quantities of tablets, crushing and snorting tablets, and dissolving tablets for injection.
ACUROX([R]) Tablets, an investigational drug, is an orally administered immediate-release tablet containing oxycodone HCl as an active analgesic ingredient, niacin as an active ingredient in subtherapeutic amounts, and a proprietary composition of functional inactive ingredients.
OXAYDO contains oxycodone HCl, an opioid agonist and a Schedule II controlled substance.
Also in June, King and Acura Pharmaceuticals reported positive top-line data from the pivotal Phase III clinical trial for ACUROX([TM]) (short-acting oral oxycodone HCl, niacin, and other functional inactive ingredients).
The three NDAs King plans to submit are REMOXY([TM])(long-acting oral oxycodone), ACUROX([TM]) (short-acting oral oxycodone HCl, niacin, and other functional inactive ingredients), and CORVUE[TM] (binodenoson, a pharmacologic stress imaging agent for injection).
ACUROX[TM], an immediate-release tablet, is a proprietary composition of oxycodone HCl, niacin, and functional inactive ingredients intended to relieve moderate to severe pain and resist or deter common methods of prescription drug abuse, including intravenous injection of dissolved tablets, nasal snorting of crushed tablets and intentional swallowing of excessive numbers of tablets.
Important Safety Information for OXAYDO(TM) (oxycodone HCl, USP) Tablets for oral use only - CII OXAYDO is an immediate-release oral formulation of oxycodone HCl indicated for the management of acute and chronic moderate to severe pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate.