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Oxycodone is a potent opioid medication commonly prescribed to alleviate severe pain. It functions by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, effectively reducing the perception of pain. This medication is available in various formulations, including immediate-release and extended-release, and is used for post-surgical pain, and chronic pain management. They are available in various forms like 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg, and 80mg.