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Why do people say oxycontin is like heroin?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Oxycontin heroin

This is because everytime you take one Oxycontin you feel a high.
This high is due to the 30% immediate release that gives you a plasma boost.

In brief: Oxycontin heroin

This is because everytime you take one Oxycontin you feel a high.
This high is due to the 30% immediate release that gives you a plasma boost.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Dr. Mary Melton
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Both narcotics

And very addictive.

In brief: Both narcotics

And very addictive.
Dr. Mary Melton
Dr. Mary Melton
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