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Differences between Percocet and Oxycodone

There is essentially very little difference between Percocet and oxycodone. Learn about how these drugs work, their side effects, and information about opioid use disorder. What is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is an...

OxyContin vs. Oxycodone: What You Need to Know

Behind marijuana and alcohol, prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are the most commonly abused substances in the United States by individuals who are 14 years old or older, the National Institute...

Dangers of Mixing OxyContin with Alcohol

OxyContin is an extended-release formulation of the opioid pain reliever oxycodone. Opioids suppress the central nervous system while blocking pain sensations. The time-release function of OxyContin slowly releases the drug...

How Long Does OxyContin Detox Last?

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) publishes that close to 2 million people in the United States who are over the age of 11 are considered to be suffering from a...

OxyContin Abuse

OxyContin is the brand name of the opioid narcotic oxycodone, a powerful prescription pain reliever that typically comes in tablet or capsule form that are either immediate or controlled-release formats....

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