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Oxycodone

Basic Information

Summary

A semisynthetic opioid analgesic developed in 1917, prescribed primarily for pain management. It has become extremely popular as a recreational drug in some areas, and carries a high potential for addiction. Sometimes known as 'hillbilly Heroin,' somewhat paradoxically since it is rather expensive. Reported as being a little more 'stimulating' than other opioids.

Opioid

Opioids are pain-killing depressants which may also cause euphoria.

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Habit-forming

These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.

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Depressant

Depressants are drugs which reduce arousal and stimulation in the user, characterised by a depressing of mental and physical functions.

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Common

Common drugs are those which are well known and widely used among the drug community. This doesn't necessarily mean they are safe, but it usually comes with a longer relative history of use in humans with which to establish a safety profile.

Dose
Oral
Light2.5-10mg
Common10-25mg
Strong25-40mg
Insufflated
Light2.5-7.5mg
Common7.5-15mg
Strong15-25mg
Duration
Oral_IR
Onset20 minutes
Duration4-6 hours
After-effects1-24 hours
Oral_ER
Onset40 minutes
Duration6-8 hours
After-effects1-24 hours
Insufflated
Onset2-5 minutes
Duration3-5 hours
After-effects1-24 hours
IV
Onset0-1 minutes
Duration3-5 hours
After-effects1-24 hours
Effects

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    PotentiatorsAvoid grapefruit juice, alcohol, and diphenhydramine. These products may react negatively and cause an overdose. Also do not consume more than 4g APAP (acetaminophen) in a day.
    EffectsEuphoria, analgesia, itching, nausea, constipation, CNS depression, drowsiness, sweating, dizziness, vomiting
    Detection3-5 days for minimal use, 5-8 for regular use.
    Aliasesoxy
    oxycontin
    percocet
    oxynorm
    MarquisPale violet
    BioavailabilityOral 60-87% | Insufflated 55-70%
    Half-life2-4 hours
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    Interactions

    Dangerous

    Caution

    Low risk & Increased Effects

    Low risk & No Synergy

    References & Notes

    General