OxyContin dosing information:

  • Usual adult dose for pain: Initial: Controlled release (CR): 10 mg orally every 12 hours.; Maintenance: 20 mg to 640 mg per day in patients with cancer pain. The average total daily dose is approximately 105 mg per day.
  • Usual geriatric dose for pain: Initial: Immediate Release (IR): 2.5 mg orally every 6 hours.; Maintenance: 20 mg to 640 mg per day in patients with cancer pain. The average total daily dose is approximately 105 mg per day.