Oxycodone

Active ingredient description

Oxycodone is a full opioid agonist with no antagonist properties. It has an affinity for kappa, mu and delta opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord. Oxycodone is similar to morphine in its action. The therapeutic effect is mainly analgesic, anxiolytic, antitussive and sedative.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Oxycodone
N Nervous system → N02 Analgesics → N02A Opioids → N02AA Natural opium alkaloids
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Medicines

Oxycodone is the active ingredient of these drugs:

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Finland

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Australia Austria Brazil Cyprus Finland

Finland

Poland

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Austria

Brazil Germany

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Australia Austria Brazil Cyprus Finland

United Kingdom

Brazil

Finland

Lithuania

Australia

Poland United Kingdom

United Kingdom

United States

United Kingdom

Canada

Spain

Poland

United States

Oxycodone is also found within below combination drugs:

DOLNADA , DUOXONA , ENDOCET , ENOLWEN , GEROXYNAL , MYLOXIFIN , NALOCET , NOLXADO , OXSYNIA , OXYARGIN , OXYCALOXON , OXYCOCOMP , OXYDUO , OXYLANOX , OXYLAXON , OXYNADOR , PERCOCET , PRIMLEV , PROLATE , RIVACOCET , TAIOMA PLUS , TANONALLA , TARGIN , TARGINACT , TARGINIQ , XANCONALON

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Structured Product Labeling (SPL/PLR)
US
Structured Product Labeling (SPL)
US
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK
Structured Product Labeling (SPL/PLR)
US
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

CD35PMG570 - OXYCODONE

CAS registry number

76-42-6 - oxycodone

SNOMED-CT

55452001 - Oxycodone (substance)