Oxycodone MR (Apo) - All You Need To Know In 2021
21 October 2021

Oxycodone MR (Apo)


What it is used for

The management of moderate to severe chronic pain unresponsive to non-narcotic analgesia.


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient oxycodone

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.


Do I need a prescription?

This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is Schedule 8 : Controlled Drug.


Visual appearance

Light pink, round, biconvex film-coated tablet, engraved ‘APO’ on one side, ‘OCD’ over ’20’ on the other side.

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