OXYCODONE is a prescription Opioid pain reliever used for moderate to severe pain. A semi-synthetic opiate, Oxycodone is derived from Thebaine, a chemical found in Opium. Oxycodone is most commonly used for post-surgery recovery or broken bones.
Oxycodone is most frequently prescribed in tablet form to be taken orally. However, many who look to abuse the drug will crush the tablet to snort it or dissolve it in a solution to inject it into a vein. This is most frequently done to tablets with a time-release function, as it is a way to get the effects all at once.
Due to its high purity, Oxycodone and synthetic copycats have become popular on the streets under the names of Oxy, OCs, Oxycet, Oxycotton, Hillbilly Heroin, Killers, Percs, and Roxi.
Oxycodone, sold under brand name OxyContin among others, is an opioid medication used for treatment of moderate to severe pain. It is usually taken by mouth, and is available in immediate release and controlled release formulations. Oxycodone oral tablet is available as brand-name drugs and as a generic drug. Brand names: Oxaydo, Roxicodone, Roxybond, OxyContin.
Oxycodone comes in five forms: immediate-release tablet, extended-release tablet, immediate-release capsule, extended-release capsule, and solution. All forms are taken by mouth.Oxycodone is used to treat moderate to severe pain in adults.Oxycodone immediate-release tablets are available as generic drugs. There is no generic version of the extended-release tablets. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug.
Oxycodone may be used as part of a combination therapy. This means you may need to take it with other medications.
Oxycodone is a controlled substance.
That means it can only be used under a doctor’s close supervision.