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Dangers of Smoking and Snorting OxyContin

What is OxyContin? OxyContin is a branded, extended-release tablet form of the opioid painkiller oxycodone.1 Especially when misused, OxyContin’s rewarding, euphoric effects contribute to its high rate of abuse. Oxycodone...

OxyContin Withdrawal

Prescription opioids like OxyContin (a brand name version of the drug oxycodone) are powerful medications used to treat moderate to severe pain.1 Even when used as prescribed by a doctor,...

OxyContin Addiction and Side Effects

OxyContin is the brand name for an extended release form of the drug oxycodone, which is one of several synthetic/semisynthetic narcotics manufactured as an alternative to morphine. The Rise of...

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