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Oxycodone is a strong prescription opioid often prescribed for intense pain management. It operates by attaching to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord to reduce pain. Due to its high potential for addiction and side effects, it should be administered strictly according to a doctor's instructions, with careful monitoring. Oxycodone can be taken in different forms, including tablets, like 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg, and 80mg.