Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opioid synthesized from poppy-derived thebaine. It is a narcotic analgesic generally indicated for relief of moderate to severe pain. It was developed in 1916 in Germany as one of several new semi-synthetic opioids in an attempt to improve on the existing opioids.Oxycodone is available as single-ingredient medication in immediate release and controlled release. Combination products formulated with non-narcotic ingredients such as NSAIDs and paracetamol (acetaminophen) are also available as immediate release formulations.
Posts about Oxycodone
  • Dallas Opioid Abuse & Overdose Attorney

    … such as Hydrocodone, Methadone, Oxycodone, OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, Methadone, Morphine, Dilaudid, Darvocet, or Fentanyl. In cases where a child or loved one dies because of an opioid overdose, it’s possible the doctor or drug company can be held responsible through a wrongful death lawsuit. Our firm is experienced in handling wrongful death claims…

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  • CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

    … by Karl Voigt You may have seen in the news, or perhaps even here, that the Center for Disease Control has published new Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. This is seemingly in response to not just the addictive nature of opioids, but also the quadrupling of deaths from prescription opioid overdose over the past 15 years…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 12 readers -
  • 25 Crash Causes: Drugged Driving

    … drug test. Substances such as cannabis, methamphetamines, and other controlled substances, if found in a driver’s blood or urine, can lead to legal repercussions. Penalties vary from license revocation to up to 7 years of imprisonment for a Class 2 Felony conviction, depending on the offender’s age and past criminal history. How a Chicago Car…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 30 readers -
  • Drug Trafficking and Distribution Laws in Texas

    … charges can consult with an attorney to attempt to create a strong legal defense in court. If you’ve been accused of a drug-related crime in Houston or the surrounding communities, contact The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp for experienced representation. Photo The National Crime Agency | Used under Creative Commons image attribution license 2.0 …

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 39 readers -
  • PharMerica Whistleblower Suits Settles – $31.5 Million!

    … – America’s Whistleblower Lawyers Find me on Google +! This entry was posted on May 14, 2015, 11:47 pm and is filed under Fraud Recovery. You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed. …

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  • Medicare Fraud Plea in Detroit Pill Mill Case

    … substances and healthcare fraud. How many of the allegations are true? We may never know. By pleading guilty, the remaining counts of the indictment will be dismissed. The plea agreement for those two counts alone, however, sets forth facts showing Dr. Awada dispensed more than 80,000 Roxicodone and Oxycodone pills and billed Medicare $2.3 million…

    Due Diligence- 16 readers -