Oxycodone - OXY

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Glossary: Oxycodone - OXY


Oxycodone
OXY

Screening Cut-off: 100 ng/ml
DEA Drug Class: Narcotic
Type: Prescription Drug
Trade Names: Dazidox, Eth-Oxydose, Endocet, Endocodone, M-Oxy, Oxycontin, OxyContin, Oxyir, Oxyfast, Percolone, Roxicet, Roxicodone, Roxicodone Intensol, Percocet, Percodan, Tylox
Street Names: Blue, Hillbilly Heroin, Killers, Oc, Ox, Oxy, Oxy-Coffins, Oxycotton, Percs

Drug Information

Oxycodone (OXY) is used to relieve moderate to moderate-to-severe pain. It also is used to relieve postpartum, postoperative, and dental pain. Oxycodone comes as a liquid and tablet to take by mouth and can be habit forming.

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Drug Classification and Effects Information

  • Classification/Schedule II: Prescription drugs with high potential for abuse and physical dependency
  • Physical Dependency: High
  • Psychological Dependency: High
  • Tolerance: Yes
  • Possible Effects: Euphoria, drowsiness, respiratory depression, constricted pupils, nausea
  • Effects of Overdose: Slow and shallow breathing, clammy skin, convulsions, coma, possible death
  • Withdrawal Syndrome: Watery eyes, runny nose, yawning, loss of appetite, irritability, tremors, panic, cramps, nausea, chills and sweating

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