How to Get High on Percocet
Percocet® (oxycodone/APAP) is a prescription pain killer. It is classified as a controlled substance in the United States, which means that special laws and regulations control its sale and use. Many people may be curious about how to get high on it. However, using Percocet for non-medical reasons is potentially dangerous, as Percocet can cause physical and psychological dependence.
Most healthcare providers who prescribe or dispense Percocet watch for certain signs of addiction, such as:
- Going through prescriptions too quickly
- "Doctor shopping," which is seeing several different healthcare providers to obtain Percocet prescriptions or switching from one provider to another
- Repeated reports of losing a prescription, having a prescription stolen, or needing a prescription early to go on vacation
- Having a specific "favorite" narcotic drug (such as Percocet), and nothing else will do (or reporting "allergies" to all other alternatives).
There are also physical symptoms of an addiction, but these are nearly impossible to distinguish from the normal symptoms of simple Percocet dependence, which will occur with all cases of long-term Percocet use, including legitimate, non-abusive use.
(Click Percocet Addiction for more information about the potential dangers of getting high on this drug, to learn about other possible signs of addiction to this medication, and to find out the difference between addiction and dependence.)