Oxycontin OC 5 mg is a generic name for the narcotic oxycodone hydrochloride, an opiate agonist. It is also known as a round blue (OC-5) pill. Opiate agonists provide pain relief by acting on opioid receptors in the spinal cord, brain, and possibly in the tissues directly. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of oxycodone overdose. You should not stop using oxycodone or increase or decrease your dosage by yourself. Follow your doctor’s instructions about gradually decreasing your dose. Oxycontin are powerful pain reliever. It is highly effective at treating pain. You should not use Oxycontin if you have severe asthma breathing problems, or a blockage in your stomach problems. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it. Do not share your medicine with others who are already addicted to some other drug or medication. It has a lot of side effects but if you take the under the doctor’s supervision, they will prescribe you other medicine for side effects or otherwise change your medication or dosage. Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while using this medication unless your doctor or pharmacist says you may do so safely. This medication can cause dizziness, sleepiness, confusion, and more serious problems. You should not drive or operate machinery while taking this medication until you know how it will affect you.