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Oxycodone is a powerful opioid medication prescribed to alleviate moderate to severe pain. It operates by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, thereby reducing the perception of pain. This medication can be found under various brand names, including OxyContin and Percocet.
As with all opioid medications, it should be used as directed by a healthcare professional to minimize the risk of misuse and addiction. These drugs are available in 5mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg, and 80mg.