This medication is used to help relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid (narcotic) analgesics. It works in the brain to change how your body feels and responds to pain.
How to use Oxycodone HCL
Read the Medication Guide provided by inside the package before you start taking oxycodone and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth. You may take this drug with or without food. If you have nausea, it may help to take this drug with food. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about other ways to decrease nausea (such as lying down for 1 to 2 hours with as little head movement as possible).
Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while using this medication. Grapefruit can increase the chance of side effects with this medicine.