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Oxycodone

Oxycodone is a painkiller. To get oxycodone, you need to have a prescription written for you by your doctor. You can find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Endone

Endone is used to relieve moderate or severe pain, such as after surgery or an injury. It's safe to take it under the direction of a doctor. Here’s how to take it and possible side effects.

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Endone side effects and addiction

Endone has many possible side effects and some can indicate serious complications. Learn to recognise symptoms and what to do in the case of an Endone overdose.

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Better access to an overdose-reversing medication could save lives

A nasal spray has been added to the PBS, meaning many Australians could be saved from overdosing on prescription and illicit opioids.

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Prescription addiction can happen to anyone

Prescription medicines are responsible for more than 2 in 3 accidental drug-related deaths. Here's what you need to know about prescription addiction.

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Chronic pain

Chronic pain continues long after your body should have completely healed. Learn more about living with chronic pain and how to manage it.

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Tramadol

Tramadol is a pain relief medicine. This page explains what tramadol is used for, how it works, its risks and other treatment options available in its place.

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Pain relief after surgery

Pain after an operation is a common problem but there is no need for you to be in a lot of pain. Pain relief after surgery is usually safe and effective.

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How do you know if you're having a migraine or a headache?

Most Australians get headaches, while 5 million experience migraines, which can affect the entire body. Learn about the difference, and how you can prevent or treat migraines.

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Opioids

Opioids are a group of medicines that may be prescribed by doctors to treat pain. Opioids reduce feelings of pain by interrupting the way nerves signal pain between the brain and the body. Sometimes opioids are taken after being obtained illegally for non-prescribed use.

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