High-dose OxyContin to treat pain associated with bone metas
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Oxycodone is a first-line choice for treating moderate-to-severe cancer-related pain, and OxyContin, a controlled-release oxycodone hydrochloride tablet, is internationally recognized as a safe and effective opioid analgesic. OxyContin has the characteristics of both immediate release and sustained release, with a time to onset and peak similar to those of immediate-release morphine. It acts on both ? and ? receptors and has been shown to be effective in treating different types of pain, especially neuropathic pain, theoretically without a dose cap. This article reports the treatment procedure and adverse reactions in a patient who was treated with high-dose OxyContin, with the aim of providing a reference for other clinical practitioners....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4725633/
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