An explanation of the difference between physical dependence and addiction to oxycodone. Learn how to identify and treat both. More here.
You can help and oxycodone addict only when they is ready and willing to make a change in their life. Learn about the available options to aid yourself or a friend addicted to oxycodone, here.
Oxycodone is an extremely habit forming painkiller. Learn how you can recognize oxycodone addiction and what you can do to avoid it, here.
Long-term use or illicit abuse of oxycodone can impact your psychological and physiological well-being. Some negative effects include dependency, feeling high, occurrence or worsening of anxiety and/or depression. Learn about the unwanted consequences of Oxy in our detailed infographic, here.
Using too much oxycodone, taking it too frequently or for a longer period of time than prescribed leads to addiction. What are the adverse effects that follow oxycodone addiction and dependence? Learn, here.
Oxycodone can be addictive! In this article we summarize the duration of oxycodone rehabilitation treatment and what oxycodone rehab looks like. Questions welcomed at the end!
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.
The brain on oxycodone Oxycodone has the ability to alter your perception and emotional response to pain. It binds to the opioid receptors in the central nervous system (CNS) and is very useful as pain management therapy. But, what can long term use do? What adverse side effects can occur in the nervous system as […]
Oxycodone is an opiate used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. More on oxycodone here.
OxyContin contains oxycodone, but includes a time-release mechanism so that the pain-killing effect lasts longer (meaning the drug does not have to be taken as often). But do oxycodone and OxyContin differ in other ways, also? We review here.