DOSAGE: Oxycontin 80mg Mundi Pharma
Always take the dose recommended by your doctor. If in doubt, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
The usual starting dose in adults is one 10 mg tablet every 12 hours.
However the dosage will depend on the intensity of your pain and may vary depending on the person. The doses must be adapted to each person and be evaluated regularly by the doctor.
An increase in pain intensity may require an increase in the daily dose. Please follow the instructions of your doctor.
If you feel that the effect of Oxycontin 80mg Mundi Pharma is too strong or you still have pain, see your doctor.
Always take Oxycontin 80mg Mundi Pharma orally. Swallow the whole tablet with a little water, without chewing, crushing or sucking.
The tablet should never be crushed or injected as it may cause serious or fatal side effects.
Frequency of administration
You must take your tablets 12 hours apart. For example, if you take one tablet at 8 o’clock in the morning, you will need to take the next tablet at 8 o’clock in the evening.
Always follow the instructions of your doctor.
Duration of treatment
The dosage of Oxycontin 80mg Mundi Pharma should be adjusted frequently. You should therefore consult your doctor regularly.
Any change or discontinuation of treatment should be done as recommended by your doctor.
CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR Oxycontin 80mg Mundi Pharma
Do not take OXYCONTIN 80 mg prolonged-release film-coated tablets in the following circumstances:
In children under 18 years old.
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance, oxycodone hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients of OXYCONTIN , extended release film-coated tablet.
If you have unstable respiratory failure.
If you suffer from intestinal dysfunctions with intestinal obstruction (paralytic ileus).
If you have heart problems as a result of chronic pulmonary insufficiency (pulmonary heart).
If you have severe liver disease
If you are breastfeeding
If you are treated with drugs containing buprenorphine, nalbuphine, pentazocine, which are substances with properties comparable to that of oxycodone.
PRECAUTIONS FOR USE OF OXYCONTIN 80 MG
Special warnings :
This dosage form is not an emergency treatment of pain.
Your doctor will accompany this treatment with a surveillance adapted to its use.
In case of prolonged and repeated treatment with oxycodone, it is imperative not to stop the treatment abruptly, as this exposes to the occurrence of a withdrawal syndrome.
The gradual increase in doses, when necessary and even if they are high, does not usually expose the risk of onset of habituation.
This medication if misused can cause physical and mental dependence.
This medicine is generally not recommended in the following cases:
association with alcohol.
Precautions for use:
This medicine should be used WITH CAUTION:
In the elderly, or weakened.
If you have a deficiency of thyroid hormones
If you have head trauma.
If you have a decrease in the total volume of blood (hypovolemia).
If you suffer from respiratory failure.
KNOWN SIDE EFFECTS OF Oxycontin 80mg Mundi Pharma
Like all medicines, OXYCONTIN 80 mg prolonged-release film-coated tablet may have side effects, although not everybody gets them.
The most common side effects are:
constipation, which should be treated,
drowsiness, nausea and vomiting, which regress after a while.
Have also been reported:
confusion, sedation, excitement, nightmares, especially in the elderly, with possibly hallucinations,
difficulty and difficulty breathing,
increased intracranial pressure resulting in headaches or vomiting,
difficulties in urinating, mainly in case of prostate disorder,
in the event of abrupt cessation of this drug, a withdrawal syndrome may appear: the symptoms are: yawning, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, chills, dilation of the pupils, hot flashes, sweating, tearing, runny nose, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, diarrhea, muscle or joint pain.