Oxycontin OC 30 mg is a prescribed medicine that belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid analgesics and is used in the treatment of chronic pain or pain in patients with cancer. It works in the brain to lower the pain that your body feels. This drug is classified as a Schedule II substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) which includes cocaine and methamphetamine. Since it is a controlled substance, it has a high potential for abuse which may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence. The Oxycontin tablet is available in various tablet strengths in which the tablets vary in color and size according to dosage. As a result, Oxycontin OC 30 mg tablets are brown, round, convex tablets with the imprint “OC” on one side and “30” on the other. Each pill of Oxycontin OC 30 mg contains 27 mg of oxycodone as 30 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride. It also contains polysorbate 80, red iron oxide, yellow iron oxide, and black iron oxide. The recommended initial dose for opioid patients is 10 mg which should be taken at 12-hour intervals but if higher doses are necessary then the increases should be made in 25% – 50% increments by the doctors. Some side effects and symptoms of this medicine include mood alteration, dizziness, headache, sedation, amnesia, decreased appetite, dehydration, anxiety, confusional state, hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, speech disorder, etc.