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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 (ok´sēkō´dōn),

n brand name: Roxicodone; OxyIR; OxyContin;
drug class: synthetic opioid analgesic (Controlled Substance Schedule II);
action: attaches to opiate receptors in the central nervous system;
uses: moderate to severe pain, normally used in combination with aspirin or acetaminophen, the opioid found in Percodan, Percocet, and Tylox. It is an easily abused substance. See also Percocet and Percodan.

oxycodone

a semisynthetic narcotic analgesic derived from morphine.
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The opiate was nicknamed hillbilly heroin or poor man's heroin by users in the US because of its high use in rural areas.
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WITH a name like hillbilly heroin it sounds almost comical.
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WILD-CHILD actress Lindsay Lohan is hooked on a painkiller known as Hillbilly Heroin, her dad claimed yesterday.
WILD child Kelly Osbourne was rushed to rehab yesterday after her parents found a stash of 500 pills including hillbilly heroin under her pillow.
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