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Drug Type: Oxycodone

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STREET TERM DEFINITION
Blue Crack Cocaine; depressants; OxyContin
Cotton Currency; OxyContin
Doctor shopping The practice of going from doctor to doctor to obtain prescriptions for pharmaceuticals
Hillbilly heroin OxyContin
OCs OxyContin
Os OxyContin
Ox OxyContin
Oxicotten A semi-synthetic opiate
Oxy 80's A semi-synthetic opiate
Oxycet A semi-synthetic opiate
Pharming Consuming a mixture of prescription substances
Pill ladies Female senior citizens who sell OxyContin
Pills OxyContin

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Last Updated: April 6, 2005



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