Oxycodone, a strong and addictive drug used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is an analgesic medication synthesized from poppy-derived thebaine. It was developed in 1916 in Germany, as one of several new semi-synthetic opioids in an attempt to improve on the existing opioids: morphine, diacetylmorphine (heroin), and codeine. Oxycodone is available in the forms of instant release, paired with Acetaminophen, or extended release.
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.)
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Any dose of Oxycodone may be fatal. Do not mix with other drugs or alcohol.
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.
The following products may react negatively with oxycodone and may cause overdose if mixed together.
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.
-Do not consume alcohol while under the influence of Oxycodone
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-Schedule 2, available only by prescription