Oxycodone Oral Immediate Release Pill (Roxicodone®, Percolone®)
Opioids are the strongest form of medication used to treat pain. Opioids work by attaching to opioid receptors, which are found in many areas of the body, including the brain, spinal cord and gastrointestinal tract. An opioid attaches to the receptor, which reduces the transmission of pain messages to the brain, reducing pain.
How to Take Oxycodone Immediate Release Pill
This form of oxycodone is a pill and is taken with or without food, either as needed for pain or as a regularly scheduled medication, as decided by your care provider. Oxycodone immediate release pills come in various dosages. Your doctor will determine the exact dosage and dosing schedule. It begins working to relieve pain in about 15 to 30 minutes, although it reaches its peak effect in 1 hour. It will continue to work for 3 to 6 hours.