Oxycodone is another potent addictive drug contributing to opioid addiction epidemic in United States. it is an opioid or semi synthetic opiate which is formed by the chemical modification of naturally existing opiates. The effects produced by it are similar to some heavy drugs such as heroin and morphine. Oxycodone is a component of many painkillers such as Percocet and OxyContin. Most of the people who become addicted to it are the ones who start taking it for therapeutic purposes. As the time passes, they develop tolerance for it and every time; take it in high amounts to cope with tolerance. Eventually, the whole thing evolves into abuse and addiction. Oxycodone addiction is a serious condition that needs to be treated in a proper recovery facility.