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.
Physical dependence on OxyContin develops over the course of a few weeks. But does dependence on OxyContin indicate addiction? We compare the two 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.