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oxycodone

 [ok″se-ko´dōn]
an opioid analgesic derived from morphine; used in the form of the hydrochloride and terephthalate salts, administered orally or rectally.

ox·y·co·done

(ok'sē-kō'dōn),
A narcotic analgesic often prepared with aspirin or acetaminophen.

oxycodone

/oxy·co·done/ (-ko´dōn) an opioid analgesic derived from morphine; used in the form of the hydrochloride and terephthalate salts.

oxycodone

(ŏk′sĭ-kō′dōn′)
n.
A semisynthetic opioid drug, C18H21NO4, used in its hydrochloride form as a pain reliever, often in combination with nonopioid analgesics such as acetaminophen.

oxycodone

Hillbilly heroin, poor man's heroin, redneck heroin Pharmacology An oral opioid analgesic, which may be coadministered with other analgesics Pharmacologic effects Morphine-like actions; blocks CNS responses to pain; CNS depressant; analgesic. See Opioids, OxyContin.

ox·y·co·done

(ok'sē-kō'dōn)
A narcotic analgesic often prepared with aspirin or acetaminophen.

oxycodone

a semisynthetic narcotic analgesic derived from morphine.
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Let's consider drugs we've done when boredom strikes: amphetamines, marijuana, opium, flexoril, GHB, Xanax, LSD, Vicodin, Darvoset, tobacco, mescaline, Percoset, ecstasy, nitrous oxide, caffeine, codeine, Rohypnol, cocaine, psilocybin mushrooms, special k .
Listen, you give 'em a Percoset, two Vicadin and couple of beers, and the panties drop.
The incident in which the patient alleged that the nurse substituted Tylenol for his Percoset suggests this might raise some suspicion.