Roxicodone is the brand name for a prescription medication with active oxycodone. It belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid analgesics, primarily used to manage moderate to severe pain. A potent painkiller that works by binding and spinal cord, thereby reducing pain perception.
Oxycodone, the main compound, is chemically similar to morphine and is considered a semi-synthetic opioid. As such, it is only available with a valid prescription from a healthcare professional and is subject to strict regulation to prevent misuse.
They are commonly prescribed for individuals experiencing acute or chronic pain, such as that caused by surgery, injury, or cancer. It is available in various dosage strengths, allowing healthcare providers to tailor the treatment to the patient’s specific needs. The medication comes in immediate-release tablets designed to provide fast pain relief.