Oxycodone is a powerful opiate narcotic used in drugs like Percodan, Percocet, and Oxycontin. While useful (under strict doctor supervision) in controlling severe pain, it is most known for being abused and has been the cause of a number of deaths of young people.
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RxList: Oxycodone
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