This type of consumption induces the heightened “rush” and euphoria, that resembles other drugs use such as heroin. The drug is released all at once, vs.  the appropriate time-released way . Oxycontin addiction causes an elevated resistance in the body, demanding an increasing amount of drug to produce the same type of intoxication to experience same effects daily.

An addiction to Oxycontin has rapidly become one of the top most abused drugs in the United States.  The cost for these pills vary from $5 to $20 based on the dosage, and it is somewhat easy to obtain the drug on the streets.  Sometimes, all it takes a short visit to a physician’s office, and a mild illness, and the patients can walk away with the prescription for  Oxycontin.

Oxycontin addiction also has side effects this includes:

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Dizziness

  • Relaxation

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