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.
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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.
OxyContin withdrawal side effects include nausea, sleep disturbance, depression, and anxiety. More on what to expect during OxyContin withdrawal here.
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.
OxyContin abuse = any time OxyContin is cut, broken, chewed, crushed, or dissolved. More here.
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.
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.
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.
OxyContin is used to manage pain. More on OxyContin’s uses, side effects, how to identify problems with OxyContin here.
OxyContin works to provide pain relief by changing how the brain and body perceive pain. More on how OxyContin works here.