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Oxycodone (Oxycontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Oxycodone (Oxycontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Oxycontin?

oxycodone

What is the Trade Name for oxycodone?

Oxycontin

What are the Indications of Oxycodone (Oxycontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

pain

What are the Actions of Oxycodone (Oxycontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

binds to opiate receptors in CNS altering the perception and sensation of pain

What is the Therapeutic Class of Oxycodone (Oxycontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Opioid Analgesic

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Oxycodone (Oxycontin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

opioid agonists, opioid agonists/nonopioid, analgesic combinations

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Date Published - Mar 28, 2018
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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