How to Manage Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms

How to Manage Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms

Withdrawing from any opiate drug is a difficult and painful process. The body is used to functioning with the drug present, and it will have to rapidly adjust, when oxycodone is no longer present. This adjustment period may involve withdrawal...
Can Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms Be Fatal?

Can Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms Be Fatal?

OxyContin, Percocet and Endocet medications all feature oxycodone as the primary agent for pain relief. Oxycodone is a powerful narcotic, stronger than the hydrocodone in Vicodin, and it effectively treats severe pain. It is, however, an opiate...
What Happens If I Stop Taking Oxycodone?

What Happens If I Stop Taking Oxycodone?

Oxycodone is a narcotic drug prescribed to treat severe pain. It changes the body’s response to pain and allows a person to deal with long-term pain better, but it can also be extremely addictive. When a person abuses oxycodone by taking more than...
How to Ease Oxycodone Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms

How to Ease Oxycodone Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms

Oxycodone is a narcotic pain reliever that is prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain. The extended-release form of this medication is for around-the-clock treatment of issues such as the following: Fibromyalgia Irritable bowel syndrome...
Why Oxycodone Detox Is Not Enough

Why Oxycodone Detox Is Not Enough

Detox is the body’s way of flushing the drug from the body. This is normally accompanied with pain and other unpleasant side-effects, often called withdrawal symptoms. The worse the addiction, the more severe the detox will be. After a successful...
Treatment for Oxycodone Withdrawal

Treatment for Oxycodone Withdrawal

Oxycodone, known more commonly by the brand name OxyContin, is an opioid pain reliever. It is prescribed to relieve chronic pain but has a structure similar to heroin, Percodan and morphine and is highly addictive. Oxycodone is one of the most...
Oxycodone Detox Time

Oxycodone Detox Time

Oxycodone is a prescription pain-killer derived from opium. While it can be effective at relieving pain, it also has the potential to cause tolerance and addiction, both physical and psychological. Oxycodone affects the chemicals in the brain and...
Oxycodone Detox Programs

Oxycodone Detox Programs

Oxycodone detox can be quite difficult because of the strong addictive nature of the drug. Oxycodone is an opiate, which makes it easy to form long term mental and physical addictions. As a narcotic, oxycodone causes severe withdrawal symptoms when...
Oxycodone Withdrawal

Oxycodone Withdrawal

Oxycodone is a strong narcotic administered to treat moderate to severe pain. It is similar to morphine, codeine and hydrocodone. Oxycodone does not completely eliminate the sensation of pain a patient may be feeling, but it does decrease discomfort...