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=== History ===
 
=== History ===
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Oxycodone is a strong and addictive drug used to treat moderate to severe pain.  Oxycodone is available in instant release, along with Acetaminophen, or extended release.
  
 
== Dosage ==  
 
== Dosage ==  
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The following refer to oxycodone in the form of a drug such as Roxicet or Percosets. This does not apply to XR Oxycodone in the form of a drug like OxyContin which has a time release mechanism.  Oxycodone can be taken orally, insufflated, or IVed (which is extremely dangerous.
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-Dosage:
 
-Dosage:
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-  20-60mg (Medium-High tolerance)
 
-  20-60mg (Medium-High tolerance)
 
-  60mg+ (Very High tolerance)
 
-  60mg+ (Very High tolerance)
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Any dose of Oxycodone may be fatal. Do not mix with other drugs or alcohol.
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'''Onset''':  
 
'''Onset''':  
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-Insufflated: Near Instantly (5-20 seconds)
 
-Insufflated: Near Instantly (5-20 seconds)
  
-IV: Instantly
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-IV: Instantly  
  
 
'''Peak Benefit:'''  
 
'''Peak Benefit:'''  
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IV: 2-5 minutes
 
IV: 2-5 minutes
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Half-life depends on a lot of factors such as weight, BMI, and metabolism.
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'''Half/Life and Duration'''
 
'''Half/Life and Duration'''
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-Half-life = 3-4.5 hours
 
-Half-life = 3-4.5 hours
  
(Note: Duration depends upon R.O.A., as IVing will last much shorter, but with
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Duration depends upon R.O.A., as IVing will last much shorter, but with
a more intense high, yet taking your Oxycodone orally will be much more mellow
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a more intense high, yet taking your Oxycodone orally will be much more mellow  
with less of a rush, but last longer.)
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feeling accompanied by a lesser "rush" feeling. but last longer.
  
 
Dosages Depend on tolerance.
 
Dosages Depend on tolerance.
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'''Potentiators''':
 
'''Potentiators''':
  
-Grapefruit juice
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The following products may react negatively with oxycodone and may cause overdose i
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f mixed together.
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-Grapefruit juice:
  
 
-Alcohol
 
-Alcohol
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'''Avoid''':
 
'''Avoid''':
  
-Excessive drinking (drinking with APAP in your system can cause serious liver
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**WARNING**
damage, and alcohol may potentiate Oxycodone dangerously high for someone with
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a low-tolerance)
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Excessive alcohol/grapefruit juice  (drinking while taking oxycodone, especially drugs
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that contain APAP, such as percocet) can cause liver damage, other severe medical
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conditions, and even death. These potentiators may potentiate Oxycodone dangerously  
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high for someone with a low-tolerance.
  
 
== Effects ==  
 
== Effects ==  

Revision as of 03:39, 1 March 2013


General Information

Classification: Opiate/Downer/Sedative/Painkiller

History

Oxycodone is a strong and addictive drug used to treat moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is available in instant release, along with Acetaminophen, or extended release.

Dosage

The following refer to oxycodone in the form of a drug such as Roxicet or Percosets. This does not apply to XR Oxycodone in the form of a drug like OxyContin which has a time release mechanism. Oxycodone can be taken orallyRoute of administration in which the subject swallows a substance., insufflated, or IVed (which is extremely dangerous.


-Dosage: - 5-20mg (No tolerance) - 20-60mg (Medium-High tolerance) - 60mg+ (Very High tolerance)

Any dose of Oxycodone may be fatal. Do not mix with other drugs or alcohol.


Onset:

-Oral: 20-40 minutes

-Insufflated: Near Instantly (5-20 seconds)

-IV: Instantly

Peak Benefit:

-Oral: 30-60 minutes

Insufflated: 5-15 minutes

IV: 2-5 minutes

Half-life depends on a lot of factors such as weight, BMI, and metabolism.


Half/Life and Duration

-Half-life = 3-4.5 hours

Duration depends upon R.O.A., as IVing will last much shorter, but with a more intense high, yet taking your Oxycodone orallyRoute of administration in which the subject swallows a substance. will be much more mellow feeling accompanied by a lesser "rush" feeling. but last longer.

Dosages Depend on tolerance.


Potentiators:

The following products may react negatively with oxycodone and may cause overdose i f mixed together.

-Grapefruit juice:

-Alcohol

-Diphenhydramine

Avoid:

    • WARNING**

Excessive alcohol/grapefruit juice (drinking while taking oxycodone, especially drugs that contain APAP, such as percocet) can cause liver damage, other severe medical conditions, and even death. These potentiators may potentiate Oxycodone dangerously high for someone with a low-tolerance.

Effects

Positive

Neutral

Negative

After effects

Harm Reduction

-Do not consume alcohol while under the influence of Oxycodone

Chemistry and Pharmacology

Production

Images

Legal

Europe

-Schedule 2, available only by prescription

America

-Schedule 2, available only by prescription

Asia

-Presumably illegal

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