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OxyContin effects

OxyContin effects

May 12th, 2017

What changes occur in your body and brain as you take OxyContin for pain management? Find a break-down of the medication’s effects on body organs, effects on behavior, and fertility and pregnancy implications, here.

15 Dependence on OxyContin

Dependence on OxyContin

December 11th, 2012

Physical dependence on OxyContin develops over the course of a few weeks. But does dependence on OxyContin indicate addiction? We compare the two here.

11 Tolerance to OxyContin

Tolerance to OxyContin

October 23rd, 2012

Tolerance to OxyContin means you must take increasingly higher doses to achieve the same inital effects. OxyContin tolerance develops at different times for different people. Learn more about tolerance to Oxycontin and other strong opioid drugs here.