Oxycontin - a synthetic analgesic drug that is similar to morphine in its effects and subject to abuse and addiction.
Some slang terms for OxyContin are percocet and hillbilly heroin (this was originally for another drug), happy pills, O.C., Oxycet, Oxycotton, and Oxy.
The OxyContin is a synthetic analgesic that takes away pain after the drug is taken.
OxyContin is a circular, white drug
OxyContin can be taken orally through the mouth, injected or snorted.
The opiate drug OxyContin have came from the poppy plant seed and came from
The drug OxyContin came become addictive after constant use of the drug that the person will become used to it until withdrawals.
Short term affects from OxyContin can be sleepiness confusion, nausea (feeling sick to the stomach), constipation and slowed or stopped breathing. Long-term use also lead to physical dependence addiction.The body adapts to the presence of the drug, and withdrawal symptoms occur if use is reduced or stopped. This can lead to death if the body is dependent on the drug.
OxyContin can cuase nerve damage in the brain by blocking messages to the brain after the nerves from the body to the brain.
OxyContin medications can be natural (made from the plant), semi-synthetic (modified in a lab from the plant), and fully synthetic (completely made by people). OxyContin usually come in pill form and are given to treat severe pain—for example, pain from dental surgery and serious sports injuries. People also claim OxyContin can cause euphoria or feelings of well being.