Oxycodone which is sold under brand name of OxyContin. Oxycodone is an opioid which is used to treat moderate to severe pain. It belongs to a group of medicine called Narcotic-Analgesics.
It works on central nervous system to get relief in pain. This medication should not be released for short time pain relief or short time pain relief from surgery. In case of mild pain recovery one should use non-narcotic medication.
Oxycodone is an opioid and long term use of this medicine can be habit forming and a person can get addicted to it. If someone is suffered from continuous pain should not be worried about dependency on this drug. Mental Dependency not occurred if this medication is used for pain treatment purpose and taken under prescription guidance from the doctor.