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OxyContin Addiction and Side Effects

OxyContin is an analgesic opioid painkiller that contains oxycodone as its active ingredient. Synthesized from thebaine, a constituent of the poppy plant, oxycodone is the substance in OxyContin that makes…

Dangers of Mixing OxyContin with Alcohol

Two of the most widely abused drugs in the US are alcohol and prescription opioid painkillers like OxyContin. Because they are both widely available, through both legal and illegal means, the…

Tapering off OxyContin and Withdrawal Timelines

OxyContin is an oxycodone-based opioid prescription medication designed to release slowly into the bloodstream to treat people with moderate to severe chronic pain. This painkiller stays in the body for at…

OxyContin Abuse and Addiction

OxyContin is a powerful and highly addictive opioid painkiller that can have several dangerous side effects, especially when misused. People who abuse OxyContin may be more likely to develop opioid…

Oxycontin Addiction and Dependence

Understanding Oxycontin addiction and dependence is a critical element in helping people break free from this powerful drug.  Oxycontin was developed to be used for people who suffer from terminal…

Finding Relief from Oxycontin Addiction

Oxycontin is a powerful painkiller which can quickly take hold of an addict’s life. Although clinical studies have shown it to be useful for pain relief in cancer and other…