Skilled nurse instructed patient about medication Oxycodone is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Never share the medicine with another person. Misuse narcotic pain medication can use addiction overdose, or death, especially in a child or other person using the medicine without a prescription. Common Oxycodone side effects may include: mild drowsiness, headache, dizziness, tired feeling; stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, constipation, loss of appetite, dry mouth, or mild itching.
SN instructed patient about oxycodone/ acetaminophen ,non-serious adverse reactions include lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness or sedation, nausea, and vomiting. These effects seem to be more prominent in ambulatory than in no ambulatory patients, and some of these adverse reactions may be alleviated if the patient lies down. Other adverse reactions include euphoria, dysphoria, constipation, and pruritus. Serious SE/AR include respiratory depression, apnea, respiratory arrest, circulatory depression, hypotension, and shock .