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Introduction to Oxycodone Abuse, Addiction and Treament
For over 25 years Pat Moore Foundation has specialized in oxycodone and other opiate addiction treatment programs. We know first-hand the powerful addictive and destructive qualities of oxycodone and prescription drug abuse. Following is a short information guide on oxycodone abuse, addiction, symptoms, risks, hydrocodone, suboxone detox and treatment. We provide this as a service to Pat Moore Foundation family and friends, as well as for anyone seeking helpful and insightful information on oxycodone, including its addiction and abuse.
What is Oxycodone?
Oxycodone is a narcotic pain reliever that is commonly used to manage moderate to severe pain. From the opiate family, it is only legally available by prescription... Click here to continue.
Rise of OxyContin Addiction in America
Oxycodone, an opiate pain reliever available by prescription, has been in use in Western countries since the beginning of the 20th century... Click here to continue.
Signs of OxyContin Addiction
One of the main oxycodone abuse symptoms is physical dependency. When someone becomes physically addicted to oxycodone medication and other opiates like heroin... Click here to continue.
When is OxyContin Not Safe?
When taken as directed by a physician, OxyContin (oxycodone) is a very effective and safe prescription pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain... Click here to continue.
Hydrocodone is a pain reliever and cough suppressant that is found in over 200 types of prescription drugs. It is similar to codeine and equivalent in strength to oxycodone and morphine... Click here to continue.
Suboxone Detox for Oxycodone
Suboxone is an opioid medication used to treat addictions to opiates. It was first employed to treat people addicted to heroin and morphine. Because these drugs are similar to opiate analgesics... Click here to continue.
Suboxone Detox for Hydrocodone
Suboxone is a drug used to assist in detox for opiate addiction. It consists of two active ingredients, buprenorphine and naloxone. The buprenorphine is a partial opioid agonist... Click here to continue.
Causes of OxyContin Abuse
OxyContin (oxycodone) is a prescription opiate analgesic. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain in terminally ill cancer patients and other sufferers of chronic pain... Click here to continue.
Side Effects of Oxycodone
Like any drug, oxycodone produces some side effects even when used as directed. The most common oxycodone side effects are minor and include dizziness... Click here to continue.
Oxycodone Vs. OxyContin
Oxycodone is an opiod drug that is the active ingredient in a number of prescription pain relievers including Percocet, Percodan, Tylox and OxyContin... Click here to continue.
Oxycodone Addiction Treatment
Addiction to oxycodone is very difficult to overcome for several reasons. First of all, the strength of OxyContin, the most commonly abused oxycodone medication... Click here to continue.
Physical Dependency Vs. Addiction: Are You Addicted to Oxycodone?
There is a difference between physical dependency on oxycodone medication and addiction to oxycodone medication, and it is not always understood... Click here to continue.
Pat Moore Foundation's drug & alcohol detox and alcohol & drug addiction treatment programs are licensed and certified by The State of California. We provide non-medical and medically managed detoxification (using Suboxone, Subutex, and Buprenorphine when appropriate) and primary residential treatment. Our individual homes are on a unique co-ed campus where we offer gender specific treatment. We are located in Costa Mesa, in Orange County, Southern California, close to Newport Beach and Huntington Beach, and only an hour's drive from Los Angeles and San Diego. To speak with a counselor, please call us 24-hours at (888) 426-6086 or if you'd like us to contact you, send a confidential message online by filling out our online form.
Note: All medical services are administered by medical professionals, which are facilitated and operated solely under the jurisdiction of a separate medical corporation.