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  1. oxycodone(Noun)

    A very powerful and potentially addictive opioid analgesic medication synthesized from thebaine.


  1. Oxycodone

    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 are also available as immediate release formulation.

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  1. Oxycodone

    Semisynthetic derivative of CODEINE that acts as a narcotic analgesic more potent and addicting than codeine.

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