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OxyContin Withdrawal Timeline

By most accounts, OxyContin is the prescription painkiller at the heart of the opioid crisis claiming tens of thousands of lives across the country. Its strong effects drive its abuse, but many…

Risks of Shooting up OxyContin

OxyContin, a prescription opioid, is the brand name for the generic drug oxycodone hydrochloride. This medication is used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain, typically from an injury,…

How Long Does Oxycontin Stay in Your System?

What is OxyContin (Oxycodone)? OxyContin belongs to the family of opioid (narcotic) prescription pain relievers. The active ingredient in OxyContin is oxycodone. Considered a semi-synthetic, OxyContin and oxycodone are similar to…

What Are the Signs of Oxycontin Abuse?

OxyContin comes in tablet formation in different sizes and colors depending on the dosage. The tablet is made in 10, 15, 20, 30, 40, 60, 80 and 160 mg dosages. Typically,…

How to Wean off Oxycontin

From a treatment standpoint, individuals who are in recovery from OxyContin or other opioid abuse are uniquely situated. Whereas undergoing a full detox is typically the starting point of treatment…