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What is the generic version of OxyContin?

The generic form of the brand name OxyContin is called oxycodone hydrochloride extended-release. Oxycodone is the active ingredient in OxyContin. Your doctor may choose to prescribe the generic as an alternative to OxyContin because they are essentially the same medication.

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