Oxycodone 20 mg is a trusted painkiller for moderate to severe pain when other painkillers don’t work. It belongs to a class of drugs called opiate analgesics which are Schedule II drugs as they have a high risk of abuse and addiction. As a controlled substance, it works to manipulate certain chemicals in the central nervous system to change the way the brain responds to pain. One can also buy Oxycodone online in different strengths such as 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg, and 80 mg.
Oxycodone 20 mg comes in an oral tablet form to be taken with or without food. However, in case of stomach upset, it should be taken after a heavy meal. It is an immediate-release medication and should be taken only for sudden pain when it’s needed. So, taking the medication more often, or for a longer time can cause fatal effects. To consume this medication, swallow it whole with plenty of water and never crush, break, or chew the tablet to make it easy to swallow. Women are not advised to take Oxycodone during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It can pass from the mother to the child and cause serious physical and mental effects on the child and sometimes can cause death as well. Take this drug when it’s needed under the guidance of a specialist.
Interactions with other substances can change how the medication works or cause serious side effects. Before taking this medication it is a must to inform your doctor about all other prescribed and over-the-counter medicines and supplements you take. Some possible interactions are:
- Heart or blood pressure medications
- Seizure medication
- Medicine to treat HIV or hepatitis C
- Other opioids
- sleeping pills
- muscle relaxants
- cold or allergy medicines