Oxycodone is an extremely habit forming painkiller. Learn how you can recognize oxycodone addiction and what you can do to avoid it, here.
oxycodone side effects
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Oxycodone stays in your system and can be detected in drug tests up to four (4) days after use. More on drug testing norms for oxycodone here.