How strong is oxycodone?

Oxycodone hydrochloride is available as controlled-release tablets in strengths of 10, 15, 20, 30, 40, 60, 80, and 160 mg tablets (60 mg and above used only for opioid tolerant patients).

What happens when you take oxycodone for the first time?

Oxycodone oral tablet may cause drowsiness. This is more likely to occur when you first start taking it or when your dosage is changed. Do not drive, use heavy machinery, or perform any dangerous tasks until you know how this medicine affects you. Oxycodone can also cause other side effects.

Does oxycodone make you sleepy?

SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, weakness, sweating, lightheadedness, dizziness, or drowsiness may occur. Some of these side effects may decrease after you have been using this medication for a while. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Is oxycodone immediate-release?

Oxycodone is one type of pain medicine. It comes in an immediate-release form and an extended-release form. The immediate-release form of oxycodone is available as a generic medicine. The extended-release form is only available as the brand-name medicine OxyContin.