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Oxycodone
Oxycodone
Oxycodone

Oxycodone

What is it?

Semi-synthetic opioid drug prescribed for pain as Tylox®, Percodan®, OxyContin®. Derived from the poppy plant, has high potential for abuse.

Street Names

Hillbilly Heroin, Kicker, OC, Ox, Roxy, Perc, Oxy

How is it used?

  • Pills and tablets chewed or swallowed
  • Inhaling vapors by heating tablet on foil
  • Crushed and sniffed or dissolved in water and injected

How does it affect the body?

  • Feelings of relaxation, euphoria, pain relief
  • Addictive
  • Chronic use of oxycodone with acetaminophen may cause severe liver damage
  • Overdose may lead to coma and possible death.
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