Oxecta

DRUG DESCRIPTION

OXECTA (oxycodone HCl, USP) tablets are an immediate-release opioid analgesic intended for oral administration only. OXECTA contains oxycodone HC1, USP as the active analgesic ingredient. The tablets are round, convex, white and debossed with the strength (5 or 7.5) on one side and King Logo on the other side. OXECTA also contain colloidal silicon dioxide NF; crospovidone NF; magnesium stearate NF; microcrystalline cellulose NF; polyethylene oxide NF; and sodium lauryl sulfate NF.

Chemically, oxycodone HCl is 4,5?-epoxy-14-hydroxy-3-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one HCl, a white, odorless crystalline powder. Oxycodone HCl is soluble in water (1 g in 6 to 7 mL). The molecular weight of oxycodone HCl is 351.82. The molecular formula for oxycodone HCl is C18H21NO4·HCl, and the structure is:

OXECTA™
  (oxycodone HC1) Structural Formula Illustration


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