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The People Who Can Help Prevent Prescription Drug Addiction

Aug 21st, 2012 | By

An estimated 2.4 million Americans use prescription drugs in a non-medical situation for the first time each year. When patients use their prescription medications differently than prescribed, they increase their chances for dependence. If a patient is taking higher doses, using different routines or combining drugs with alcohol and other drugs, they put themselves at even more risk. Although prescription drug addiction affects many different types of Americans, there are
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Mothers and Drug Addiction

Jul 20th, 2012 | By

Many moms face nothing more serious than an addiction to a morning cup of coffee or a bag of their favorite chocolate. But for some mothers, addiction to drugs – either illegal or prescription – is ruining their lives, and the lives of their families as well. What may start as a way to escape the pain – physical or emotional — of day-to-day life can become a life-threatening illness
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Roxiocodone: A Powerful Addiction

Jun 12th, 2012 | By

As an opiate analgesic, Roxiocodone is prescribed to treat mild to severe pain, especially after surgery or injury. What starts out as a necessary and prescribed treatment can become a dangerous dependence or addiction that can lead to personal and professional problems. Roxiocodone is a brand name for Oxycodone. Roxiocodone is known on the street by other names such as “roxies,” “blues,” and “berries.” Since it contains high concentrations of
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Hydrocodone: Dealing with Vicodin Addiction

Apr 24th, 2012 | By

Hydrocodone is a powerful and effective painkiller – but it can also pose a problem for individuals who become physically and psychologically addicted to the intense pain relief effects. More commonly known by its generic name, Vicodin, this is a substance that is not difficult to become addicted to. With Vicodin addiction, a person becomes consumed with having the drug in their system. They may act out of character and
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Rehab center list of abused drugs are on an opiates list. Do abusers need rehab for addiction recovery?

Apr 8th, 2012 | By

Drug rehab centers in Florida learn that opiate addiction starts when often prescribed after surgery or for physical injuries that require pain management. Opiates are any drugs that contain opium or a derivative of opium. Opiates are some of the most effective prescription painkillers available – and that’s exactly what makes them some of the most frequently abused drugs. Prescription drug addicts may reach for opiates because of their narcotic
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