Oxycodone, sold under brand name OxyContin among others, is an opioid medication used for treatment of moderate to severe pain. It is usually taken by mouth, and is available in immediate release and controlled release formulations.
Bioavailability: By mouth: 60–87%
Solubility in water: HCl: 166 mg/mL (20 °C)
Onset of action: IR: 10–30 minutes; CR: 1 hour
Duration of action: By mouth (IR): 3–6 hrs; By mouth (CR): 10–12 hrs
Excretion: Urine (83%)