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Brand name: Endone TM

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Active ingredients: oxycodone

What it is used for

ENDONE is indicated for the short-term management of severe pain for which other treatment options have failed, are contraindicated, not tolerated or are otherwise inappropriate to provide sufficient management of pain.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A white, round, biconvex 10 mm tablet, one side embossed 'O 5' with a break bar on the other side

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is Schedule 8 : Controlled Drug.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient oxycodone

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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