OxyNorm capsules contain
Oxycodone belongs to a group of
medicines called opioid analgesics.
OxyNorm capsules are used to
relieve moderate to severe pain.
Your doctor, however, may prescribe
it for another purpose.
Ask your doctor if you have any
questions about why it has been
prescribed for you.
As with all strong painkillers, your
body may become used to you taking
OxyNorm capsules. Taking it may
result in physical dependence.
Physical dependence means that you
may experience withdrawal
symptoms if you stop taking
Do not take OxyNorm capsules if
you are allergic to oxycodone,
opioid painkillers, or any of the
ingredients listed at the end of this
Do not take this medicine after the
expiry date (EXP) printed on the
If you take it after the expiry date has
passed, it may not work very well.
Do not take it if the packaging is
torn or shows signs of tampering.
Do not take this medicine if you
are pregnant or intend to become
pregnant whilst taking this
Like most medicines of this kind,
OxyNorm capsules are not
recommended to be taken during
pregnancy. Your doctor will discuss
the risks and benefits of taking them
if you are pregnant.
Do not give this medicine to a child
younger than 18 years of age.