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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

(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.
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Spano that she had pain in her shoulder and that an orthopedic surgeon, who was treating her shoulder, had prescribed Roxicet to control the pain.
Numerous less-potent, short-acting oxycodone drugs such as Percocet, Percodan, and Roxicet also contain nonnarcotic pain relievers such as aspirin or Tylenol.
Examples of narcotics would be the use of heroin, morphine, codeine, hydrocodone (Lorcet, Vicodin, Hycodan, Tussionex), hydromorphone (Dilaudid), oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percodan, Percocet, Tylox, Roxicet, Roxicodone), methadone (Dolophine, Methadase), fentanyl and analogs (Innovar, Sublimaze, Alfenta, Sufenta, Duragesic), and other narcotics (opium, Darvon, Talwin, Buprenorphine, Meperidine or Pethidine, Demerol).
Ibuprofen (Advil) and acetaminophen with oxycodone (Percocet, Roxicet, Tylox) are often prescribed by physicians to reduce pain.