Although, your health condition may impact your everyday life, do t let it define who you are. OXYCONTIN (Oxycodone) is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone extended-release tablets are used to relieve severe pain in people who are expected to need pain medication around the clock for a long time and who cant be treated with other medications. Oxycodone extended-release tablets should t be used to treat pain that can be controlled by medication that is taken as needed. Oxycodone extended-release tablets and concentrated solution should only be used to treat people who are tolerant (used to the effects of the medication) to opioid medications because they have taken this type of medication for at least one week. Oxycodone is in a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. OXYCONTIN (Oxycodone) is also available in combination with acetamiphen (Oxycet, Percocet, Roxicet, Xartemis XR, others); aspirin (Percodan); and ibuprofen. This mograph only includes information about the use of oxycodone alone. If you are taking an oxycodone combination product, be sure to read information about all the ingredients in the product you are taking and ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Thanks and may you have a good understanding about this drug- OXYCONTIN (Oxycodone). You may want to share this book with your family and friends who may be in need of help and would want to use this medicine. Take care, and as always, be well!