An explanation of the difference between physical dependence and addiction to oxycodone. Learn how to identify and treat both. More here.
oxycodone addiction symptoms
Oxycodone is an extremely habit forming painkiller. Learn how you can recognize oxycodone addiction and what you can do to avoid it, here.
Addiction can be identified via three (3) main characteristics of use: cravings, loss of control, and continued use despite negative consequences to your life. More on other telltale signs and behaviors related to oxycodone here.
Long term oxycodone can lead to loss of sexual desire and ability and even fertility implications in men and women. In this infographic you can learn more about the pregnancy and fetal health implications of oxycodone.
Oxycodone and the brain Oxycodone, also called “Hillbilly Heroin” on the streets, has a strong abuse and addiction potential, but how are the functional and structural changes in the brain reflected in a person’s behavior, mood, psychological health, or emotional state? We cover oxycodone side effects on the brain in the infographic above. More here, […]
Oxycodone abuse and physical responses Physical effects of oxycodone abuse vary among users based upon unique and individual genetic makeup, length of addiction, frequency of use, and amount used. Check out the infographic above to get a better idea of what oxycodone can do to different organs and organ systems in your body. Then, join […]
To treat oxycodone addiction, you’ll need to address physical dependence and go through withdrawal. But once you’re off oxycodone … how do you stay off it? We review the most common treatments for oxycodone addiction here. Then, we invite your questions at the end.
Specific signs indicate a person is addicted to oxycodone. Increased tolerance, withdrawal symptoms, and obsessive thinking about oxycodone are a few. More signs of oxycodone addiction here.
YES. Oxycodone is addictive. In fact, oxycodone addiction potential is high, even for people who start taking oxycodone as prescribed. We review what oxycodone is made of and how you get addicted to oxycodone here.