Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic narcotic analgesic and historically has been a popular drug of abuse among the narcotic abusing population.
Oxycodone is synthesized from thebaine, a constituent of the poppy plant.
Oxycodone is abused orally or intravenously. The tablets are crushed and sniffed or dissolved in water and injected. Others heat a tablet that has been placed on a piece of foil then inhale the vapors.
Oxycodone products are in Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act.
Pill with imprint 30 M is Blue, Round and has been identified as Oxycodone Hydrochloride 30 mg. It is supplied by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. NOTE: Numerous instances of counterfeit “M30” oxycodone tablets have been located across the US, Mexico and the UK.« Back to Glossary Index