What are they?
Semi-synthetic opioid drug prescribed for pain as Tylox®, Percodan®, OxyContin®. Derived from the poppy plant, has high potential for abuse.
Hillbilly Heroin, Kicker, OC, Ox, Roxy, Perc, Oxy,
How are they abused?
Pills and tablets chewed or swallowedInhaling vapors by heating tablet on foilCrushed and sniffed or dissolved in water and injected
What is their effect on the body?
Feelings of relaxation, euphoria, pain reliefAddictiveChronic use of oxycodone with acetaminophen may cause severe liver damageOverdose may lead to coma and possible death.