Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication sometimes called a narcotic. It works by altering how your body feels and responds to pain.
Oxycodone is used to treat moderate to chronic/severe pain.
Adult dose for pain
Patients who have never taken opioids should start with 5-15 mg every 4 to 6 hours,
The usual starting dose using extended release tablets is 10 mg taken or administered every 12 hours.
Other pain medications Hydrocodone, Dilaudid, Percocet