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OxyContin effects

OxyContin effects

May 12th, 2017

What changes occur in your body and brain as you take OxyContin for pain management? Find a break-down of the medication’s effects on body organs, effects on behavior, and fertility and pregnancy implications, here.

15 What is the difference between Oxycontin and oxycodone?

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.

9 OxyContin withdrawal side effects

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.

20 What happens when you snort OxyContin?

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?

How is OxyContin abused?

June 22nd, 2013

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

11 Tolerance to OxyContin

Tolerance to OxyContin

October 23rd, 2012

Tolerance to OxyContin means you must take increasingly higher doses to achieve the same inital effects. OxyContin tolerance develops at different times for different people. Learn more about tolerance to Oxycontin and other strong opioid drugs here.

24 Smoking OxyContin

Smoking OxyContin

July 24th, 2012

Smoking OxyContin may get you mildly high, but it also can burn your eyes and throat or damage your lungs. We review how smoking OxyContin affects your body and just how safe smoking OxyContin really is here.

38 How long does OxyContin last?

How long does OxyContin last?

July 20th, 2012

OxyContin lasts for 12 hours and is an extended release medication containing oxycodone that’s only taken twice a day. Learn more about OxyContin dosing, duration of action and effects here.

12 What is OxyContin used for?

What is OxyContin used for?

June 27th, 2012

OxyContin is used to manage pain. More on OxyContin’s uses, side effects, how to identify problems with OxyContin here.

5 How does OxyContin work?

How does OxyContin work?

June 7th, 2012

OxyContin works to provide pain relief by changing how the brain and body perceive pain. More on how OxyContin works here.

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