Oxycodone is the main ingredient in many prescribed pain-relieving drugs like percocet, tylox, and oxycontin.
If oxycodone is abused long enough, an addiction will develop, causing the person to become both physically and psychologically dependent on the drug. The person will no longer be able to stop taking the drug on his or her own, and will do almost anything to obtain it. Without the drug, the person will experience withdrawal symptoms including:
Hot and cold flashes
The most dangerous effect of oxycodone abuse is overdose, which can lead to shallow breathing, decreased heart rate, incoherence, coma, cardiac arrest, shock and death. If you or someone you love is abusing oxycodone it is vital to seek professional treatment. Those who try to stop abusing Oxycodone without medical supervision are at great risk for health complications and the relapse rate is very high. Malibu Recovery Center is here to help. Please do not hesitate to contact us. [CONTACT]