Tuesday July 22nd 2014

oxycontin abuse

Signs and symptoms of OxyContin addiction

July 10th, 2014

You can become addicted to OxyContin even after prescription use? How can you tell that you or someone you love is addicted to OxyContin? 15+ signs and symptoms of addiction to Oxy here.

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What is the difference between Oxycontin and oxycodone?

March 27th, 2014

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.

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OxyContin withdrawal side effects

October 15th, 2013

OxyContin withdrawal side effects include nausea, sleep disturbance, depression, and anxiety. More on what to expect during OxyContin withdrawal here.

What happens when you snort OxyContin?

September 9th, 2013

When snort OxyContin, you increase the intensity, quickness, and duration of action of oxycodone on the system. What do you risk? And what are the side effects? More here.

How is OxyContin abused?

June 22nd, 2013

OxyContin abuse = any time OxyContin is cut, broken, chewed, crushed, or dissolved. More here.

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Cold turkey OxyContin

May 17th, 2013

Should you stop taking OxyContin cold turkey? Not really. OxyContin can cause severe discomfort if abruptly stopped. More here on how to properly stop using OxyContin.

What are OxyContin withdrawal symptoms?

April 9th, 2013

Oxycontin withdrawal symptoms include joint/muscle aches, nausea, accelerated breathing, and sweating. More on why OxyContin symptoms occur and how you can treat them here.

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Detox from OxyContin

March 22nd, 2013

Detox from OxyContin occurs in the first 7-10 days after last dose. Can you detox from OxyContin at home? We compare medically managed detox and outpatient detox here.

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How to withdraw from OxyContin

February 26th, 2013

The best way to withdraw from OxyContin is under a doctor’s supervision. Can you withdraw from OxyContin at home? Maybe. Learn more here.

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OxyContin withdrawal treatment: How to treat OxyContin withdrawal

January 23rd, 2013

You can treat OxyContin withdrawal with prescription medications (naloxone, buprenorphine, clonidine, etc.) or over-the-counter aids. More topics on OxyContin withdrawal treatment here.

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