OxyContin is known by several different street names.
Many of these street names are in reference to the milligrams of oxycodone contained in the pill, or the color of the pill.
Both the brand name and generic (oxycodone) form of this drug have the same imprint, and the color identifies the dosage of oxycodone in the pill.
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Popular Street Names For OxyContin
OxyContin is most often abused recreationally because the drug causes an intense high that produces euphoria and immense feelings of relaxation and calmness.
Street names for OxyContin:
- hillbilly heroin
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- U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) — Slang Terms and Code Words: A Reference for Law Enforcement Personnel
- U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) — Oxycodone Fact Sheet
- Food & Drug Administration — OxyContin HCl Label
- National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) — Commonly Used Drug Charts