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Roxicodone 15, 30 mg




Roxicodone 15 30 mg Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 5/22/2015

Roxicodone (oxycodone hydrochloride) is a narcotic pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain. The extended-release form of Roxicodone is for around-the-clock treatment of pain. Roxicodone is available in generic form. Common side effects of Roxicodone include:

Tell your doctor if you experience unlikely but serious side effects of Roxicodone including mental/mood changes (such as agitation, confusion, hallucinations), severe stomach/abdominal pain, or difficulty urinating.

The starting dose of Roxicodone for patients who have not been receiving opioid analgesics is a range of 5 to 15 mg every 4 to 6 hours as needed for pain. Roxicodone may interact with alcohol, other narcotic pain medications, sedatives, tranquilizers, muscle relaxers, other medicines that can make you sleepy or slow your breathing, pentazocine, nalbuphine, butorphanol, or buprenorphine. Tell your doctor all medications you use. During pregnancy, Roxicodone should be used only when prescribed. Using it near the expected delivery date is not recommended because of the potential for harm to the fetus. Babies born to mothers who have used this medication may have withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, abnormal/persistent crying, vomiting, or diarrhea. If you notice symptoms in your newborn, tell the doctor. This drug passes into breast milk and may rarely have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Tell the doctor if your baby develops unusual sleepiness, difficulty feeding, or trouble breathing. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding. Withdrawal symptoms may occur if this drug is abruptly stopped.

Our Roxicodone (oxycodone hydrochloride) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Patient Information in Detail?

Easy-to-read and understand detailed drug information and pill images for the patient or caregiver from Cerner Multum.

Roxicodone 15 30 mg in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using oxycodone and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • shallow breathing, slow heartbeat;
  • seizure (convulsions);
  • cold, clammy skin;
  • confusion;
  • severe weakness or dizziness; or
  • a feeling like you might pass out.

Common side effects may include:

  • nausea, vomiting, constipation, loss of appetite;
  • dizziness, headache, tired feeling;
  • dry mouth;
  • sweating; or
  • itching.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Roxicodone 15 30 mg (Oxycodone Hydrochloride )

What is Patient Information Overview?

A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank.

Roxicodone 15 30 mg Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects

SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, vomiting, constipation, 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.

To prevent constipation, eat a diet adequate in fiber, drink plenty of water, and exercise. Ask your pharmacist for help in selecting a laxative (such as a stimulant type with stool softener).

To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: mental/mood changes (such as agitation, confusion, hallucinations), severe stomach/abdominal pain, difficulty urinating.

Seek immediate medical attention if any of these rare but serious side effects occur: fainting, seizure, slow/shallow breathing, unusual drowsiness/difficulty waking up.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Read the entire patient information overview for Roxicodone 15 30 mg (Oxycodone Hydrochloride )

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Roxicodone 15 30 mg FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

ROXICODONE® tablets have been evaluated in open label clinical trials in patients with cancer and nonmalignant pain. ROXICODONE® tablets are associated with adverse experiences similar to those seen with other opioids.

Serious adverse reactions that may be associated with ROXICODONE® therapy in clinical use are those observed with other opioid analgesics and include: respiratory depression, respiratory arrest, circulatory depression, cardiac arrest, hypotension, and/or shock (see OVERDOSE, WARNINGS).

The less severe adverse events seen on initiation of therapy with ROXICODONE® are also typical opioid side effects. These events are dose dependent, and their frequency depends on the clinical setting, the patient’s level of opioid tolerance, and host factors specific to the individual. They should be expected and managed as a part of opioid analgesia. The most frequent of these include nausea, constipation, vomiting, headache, and pruritus.

In many cases the frequency of adverse events during initiation of opioid therapy may be minimized by careful individualization of starting dosage, slow titration and the avoidance of large rapid swings in plasma concentration of the opioid. Many of these adverse events will abate as therapy is continued and some degree of tolerance is developed, but others may be expected to remain throughout therapy.

In all patients for whom dosing information was available (n=191) from the open-label and double-blind studies involving ROXICODONE® , the following adverse events were recorded in ROXICODONE® treated patients with an incidence ≥ 3%. In descending order of frequency they were: nausea, constipation, vomiting, headache, pruritus, insomnia, dizziness, asthenia, and somnolence.

The following adverse experiences occurred in less than 3% of patients involved in clinical trials with oxycodone:

Body As A Whole

abdominal pain, accidental injury, allergic reaction, back pain, chills and fever, fever, flu syndrome, infection, neck pain, pain, photosensitivity reaction, and sepsis.

Cardiovascular

deep thrombophlebitis, heart failure, hemorrhage, hypotension, migraine, palpitation, and tachycardia.

Digestive

anorexia, diarrhea, dyspepsia, dysphagia, gingivitis, glossitis, and nausea and vomiting.

Hemic And Lymphatic

anemia and leukopenia.

Metabolic And Nutritional

edema, gout, hyperglycemia, iron deficiency anemia and peripheral edema.

Musculoskeletal

arthralgia, arthritis, bone pain, myalgia and pathological fracture.

Nervous

agitation, anxiety, confusion, dry mouth, hypertonia, hypesthesia, nervousness, neuralgia, personality disorder, tremor, and vasodilation.

Respiratory

bronchitis, cough increased, dyspnea, epistaxis, laryngismus, lung disorder, pharyngitis, rhinitis, and sinusitis.

Skin And Appendages

herpes simplex, rash, sweating, and urticaria.

Special Senses

amblyopia.

Urogenital

urinary tract infection.

Postmarketing Experience

Review of postmarketing reports showed the occurrence of the following adverse events:

Cardiac disorders: myocardial ischemia and ventricular fibrillation with overdose

General disorders and administrative site disorders: drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal

Immune system disorders: anaphylactic reactions

Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders: pharyngeal edema

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Roxicodone 15 30 mg (Oxycodone Hydrochloride )

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