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Oxycodone, HCL, And Other Addictive Pain Medications

Oxycodone, HCL, Oxymorphone and other pain medications are very addictive and must be monitored very closely. The are prescribed for patients who suffer from chronic pain. 280 more words

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Adiction to Pain Medication, Oxycodone HCL and Hydrocodone

Oxycodone HCL is a very strong painkiller that can cause physical dependence shortly after consecutive use. Oxycodone is a highly addictive painkiller. People who have who have developed a physical dependence to the drug will experience symptoms of withdrawal when they stop using the medication. 259 more words

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A Guide To Painkillers And An Addiction To Pain Medication

The majority of people often underestimate the addictive power of painkillers.  Due to the ease of availability and inexpensive purchase amount, painkiller medication is one of the most dangerous drugs on the market.  271 more words

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Heroin, Painkillers Focus of White House's 2014 Drug Control Policy

ROANOKE, Va. — Closely mirroring its past positions, the Obama administration’s 2014 drug policy will focus tightly on curbing heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse while continuing to oppose the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use. 386 more words

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On The Edge: Doctors over prescribe opioid painkillers to young veterans, leading to addictions and accidental overdoses

By Ken Olsen

(Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved)

By the time Justin Minyard discovered the video of himself stoned, drooling and unable to help his daughter unwrap her Christmas presents, he was taking enough OxyContin, oxycodone and Valium every day to deaden the pain of several terminally ill cancer patients. 2,414 more words

Americans Concerned about Being Prescribed Pain Meds

Americans Concerned about Being Prescribed Pain Meds

It’s no surprise that the nation is facing a drug epidemic. In the 1980s, it was crack cocaine. Currently, prescription painkillers are at the forefront of the news: substance abuse, addiction, and fatal overdose stories splash the headlines almost daily. 512 more words

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