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What is Roxicodone?

Roxicodone (oxycodone) is a medication that doctors prescribe to treat moderate to severe pain. Roxicodone belongs to a class of drugs called opioid analgesics, and like others in this class, Roxicodone can be habit-forming. Taking it only as directed can help you avoid developing physical or psychological dependence. Your doctor will give you instructions on how to use Roxicodone.

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Can I take oxycodone if I am pregnant?
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Who should not take oxycodone?
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Will I experience withdrawal symptoms after taking oxycodone?
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