Oxycodone is an extremely habit forming painkiller. Learn how you can recognize oxycodone addiction and what you can do to avoid it, here.
Oxycodone is an opiate used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain. More on oxycodone here.
OxyContin contains oxycodone, but includes a time-release mechanism so that the pain-killing effect lasts longer (meaning the drug does not have to be taken as often). But do oxycodone and OxyContin differ in other ways, also? We review here.
Oxycodone stays in your system and can be detected in drug tests up to four (4) days after use. More on drug testing norms for oxycodone here.
Can snorting oxycodone get you high? What dangers or risks are present and can they be avoided? More on snorting Oxycodone effects here.
Oxycodone works by binding to mu, kappa and delta receptors in the central nervous system. More on how oxycodone works and how it affects the brain here.
It is difficult to say. How much oxycodone is too much depends upon your exposure to opioids and opiates, as well as the type of oxycodone you take (controlled release vs. immediate release). More on the variables which can cause oxycodone toxicity here.