What is Oxycontin CR?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Oxycodone

Oxycontin CR is a brand name for the controlled release preparation of the drug Oxycodone, a narcotic analgesic drug used to treat or prevent moderate to severe pain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 9 2
Fibromyalgia 3 2
Breakthrough pain 2 2
Broken foot 1 1
Bulging disk lower L4 and L5 1 0
Bursitis in shoulders 1 1

Show all 12 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oxycontin CR

Side effect Patients
Constipation 2
Drowsiness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Oxycontin CR

Dosage Patients
10 mg twice daily 4
15 mg twice daily 1
20 mg twice daily 1
5mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Oxycontin CR

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Oxycontin CR

Duration

Currently taking Oxycontin CR

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 6
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Oxycontin CR

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Oxycontin CR after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Oxycodone-acetaminophen (Percocet) 2
Tramadol (Ultram) 1

Patients stopped taking Oxycontin CR and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Fentanyl patch (Duragesic) 1
Oxycodone ER (Oxycontin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Oxycontin CR.