Oxycodone and heroin - Wayne County

OXYCODONE AND HEROIN ADAM DODSON WAYNE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE OPIOIDS Opioids are substances that act on the nervous system in a similar way to opiates such as

morphine and codeine. In a medical context the term usually indicates medications that are artificially made rather than extracted from opium. Common examples include oxycodone, hydrocodone and hydromorphone.

OXYCONTIN Oxycontin is the brand name and oxycodone is the generic. Oxycontin is generally prescribed without acetominophen while oxycodone is generally prescribed with. They will show the same on a drug

test. They last in your system for up to 5 days after your last dose depending on your OXYCODONE Oxycodone has been in clinical use since 1916, and it is used for managing moderate to moderately

severe acute or chronic pain. OXYCODONE Oxycodone is available in a variety of forms Immediate-release oxycodone (OxyFast, OxyIR, OxyNorm, Roxicodone) Controlled-release oxycodone (OxyContin) 12-hour duration Immediate-release oxycodone with paracetamol (acetaminophen) (Oxycocet, Percocet, Roxicet, Tylox)

Immediate-release oxycodone with aspirin (Endodan, Oxycodan, Percodan, Roxiprin) Immediate-release oxycodone with ibuprofen (Combunox) Controlled-release oxycodone with naloxone (Targin, Targiniq, Targinact) 12-hour duration Controlled-release oxycodone with naltrexone (Troxyca) 12-hour duration

pending regulatory approval OXYCODONE Hillbilly Heroin, Killers, OC, and Oxycotton. Both OxyContin and heroin are made from opium, which is obtained

from poppy plants. As a result, they are both considered opioid narcotics. FLOW CHART From Poppy Plants to dope

HEROIN Heroin is typically cut with an additive agent, so the color of the final product can be anything from white to brown. Some of the materials used to cut a heroin batch include: Caffeine, Flour,

Chalk, Talcum powder, Sucrose, Starch, Meat tenderizer. TOLERANCE A state in which a person no longer responds to a drug and a higher dose is required to achieve the

same effect. WITHDRAWAL The wide range of symptoms that occur after stopping or dramatically reducing opiate drugs after heavy and prolonged use. Ex. agitation, anxiety, sweating, body

aches, abdominal cramps, nausea, and vomiting. CHASING THE DRAGON Expression given to the pursuit of the original or ultimate but unattainable high, which can lead to a dangerous spiral of legal

and health consequences. OVERDOSE Overdoses can occur with any quantity of drug. The risk of overdose is real and can happen at any point in the cycle of abuse.

BASELINE How you normally feel when not using any type of drug. Graph. STATISTIC Approximately 1 in 5 high

school seniors report misusing prescription drugs at least once in their lifetime. Example. GATEWAY Drug addictions begin with marijuana or prescription

pills. Becomes a lifeconsuming routine. Katrina: I couldnt even function without 40 pills a day CONSEQUENCES -habit can cost $800 per week -put in jail (convicted felon) -career limitations

-cant vote -cant own a firearm -social stigma -become a loser CONNECTIONS BETWEEN OXYCODONE AND HEROIN -heroin is cheaper than oxycodone

-4 shots of heroin = 1 oxycodone pill -heroin can be more easily obtained VICTIMS Who are victims of oxycodone and heroin

use? WHAT TO DO -pills PLACE IN PILL DRAGON -needles PLACE IN A BOTTLE TRAFFICKING IN A CONTROLLED

SUBSTANCE - Class D Felony - Give away, sell, trade, dispense - selling dope WHAT IS THE ANSWER? You

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