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7 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.

37 Cold turkey OxyContin

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.

26 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.

11 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.

2 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.

12 How is OxyContin prescribed?

How is OxyContin prescribed?

May 29th, 2012

OxyContin is only prescribed by a medical doctor as an opiate medication used to help manage pain. OxyContin dosage may vary according to your exposure to opioids and usually begins low. More on the cost of OxyContin and signs of abuse here.

158 How much OxyContin is too much?

How much OxyContin is too much?

April 27th, 2012

How much OxyContin is too much depends on your exposure to opiates. In general, opioid naive people should not take more than 30 mg of OxyContin per day. But OxyContin is easy to overdose on, especially if it’s not taken as directed. More on OxyContin overdose and safe dosing here.

6 Snorting OxyContin

Snorting OxyContin

April 6th, 2012

Is snorting OxyContin safe? Can you snort OxyContin effectively or should you take OxyContin orally? More on risks and dangers of snorting OxyContin here.

4 Can you die from taking OxyContin?

Can you die from taking OxyContin?

March 20th, 2012

Yes, you can die from OxyContin. More on Oxy overdose and other risks/dangers of taking this pain medication here.

Legal OxyContin

Legal OxyContin

March 5th, 2012

What’s the legal status of OxyContin in the U.S.? More on OxyContin here, including OxyContin addictive potential, medical uses, and legal classification.

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