Our own Emily Bryant DO from the St. Joe’s Family Medicine – Brewer Primary Care Practice will be on Channel 7 News tonight talking about Oxycontin as the FDA recently approved prescription for those 11-16 years of age.
OxyContin is a trade name for the drug oxycodone hydrochloride. Manufactured by Purdue Pharma L.P., OxyContin is a controlled-release form of oxycodone prescribed to treat chronic pain. When used properly, OxyContin can provide pain relief for up to 12 hours.
Tune in tonight at 6PM and 11PM to get the full story.