Oxford Treatment Center

Archive

Articles Tagged In:

oxycodone

Percocet Abuse, Side Effects, Detox, & Rehab

Percocet is a prescription opioid medication that is recognized as having a high abuse potential.1 This page will explain: What Percocet is. How it differs from oxycodone. The side effects…

OxyContin vs. Oxycodone: What You Need to Know

Behind marijuana and alcohol, prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are the most commonly abused substances in the United States by individuals who are 14 years old or older, the National Institute…

Dangers of Mixing OxyContin with Alcohol

OxyContin is an extended-release formulation of the opioid pain reliever oxycodone. Opioids suppress the central nervous system while blocking pain sensations. The time-release function of OxyContin slowly releases the drug…

How Long Does OxyContin Detox Last?

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) publishes that close to 2 million people in the United States who are over the age of 11 are considered to be suffering from a…

Oxycodone (OxyContin) Abuse, Effects, Withdrawal, & Rehab

Oxycodone is a prescription opioid used to treat moderate to severe pain. It’s the primary painkilling component of drugs such as OxyContin and Percocet.1 Like other prescription opioids, oxycodone can…