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Oxycontin Addiction Help-Line
OxyContin Pill Identification Effects

Identification of an OxyContin pill can be relatively simple if you know what to look for. Here are some key elements to watch for when trying to identify a pill as OxyContin.

  • Identification of a 10mg OxyContin pill
    • small white pill
    • the number 10 is stamped on one side and OC is stamped on the other
  • Identification of a 20mg OxyContin pill
    • small pink pill
    • the number 20 is stamped on one side and OC is stamped on the other
  • Identification of a 40mg OxyContin pill
    • small orange/yellow pill
    • the number 40 is stamped on one side and OC is stamped on the other
  • Identification of a 80mg OxyContin pill
    • small "army" green pill, it is slightly larger than the other milligram strengths of OxyContin
    • the number 80 is stamped on one side and OC is stamped on the other


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    • OxyContin is a high potency pain reliever.
    • OxyContin was approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) in 1995. It was developed to treat chronic, moderate to severe pain. Designed as an oral medication, it was intended for absorption over a 12-hour time span.
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