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What does oxycodone do to your brain?

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Dr. Michael Benjamin
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Dependency

Any opiate can induce psychological or physical dependence.
Wikipedia has a decent article about this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/opioid_dependence.

In brief: Dependency

Any opiate can induce psychological or physical dependence.
Wikipedia has a decent article about this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/opioid_dependence.
Dr. Michael Benjamin
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Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Insane in the...

It can cause confusion.
After taking it for a long time it can cause biological dependence, where your body will show signs of withdrawal if you stop. It can cause psychological dependence / addiction. The areas of your brain that signals production of testosterone could be negatively effected (decrease testosterone). List is much longer so try alternatives to it and other opioids if u can...

In brief: Insane in the...

It can cause confusion.
After taking it for a long time it can cause biological dependence, where your body will show signs of withdrawal if you stop. It can cause psychological dependence / addiction. The areas of your brain that signals production of testosterone could be negatively effected (decrease testosterone). List is much longer so try alternatives to it and other opioids if u can...
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