Oxycontin

Victims of Oxycontin Addiction

by Jo on December 20, 2012

Victims of Oxycontin Addiction   The manufacturer of Oxycontin, Purdue Pharma, recently agreed to pay $634.5 million in penalties and fines. In addition to the fines, several former executives of Purdue Pharma agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges. The penalty is one of the largest ever paid by a drug company. However, this does […]

Purdue Pharma Sued over OxyContin Abuse Deaths   Pharmaceuticals have the ability to make a pain pill that is not addictive but they choose not to. Instead they produce more and more addictive drugs in order to make billions in drug sales at the cost of your life or the life of someone you love. […]

Crack Cocaine – A White Collar Drug

by Jo on December 17, 2012

Crack Cocaine – A White Collar Drug   The use of crack cocaine is increasing at an unbelievable rate. This drug is used both by the usual lower class victims and those deemed by society to be “white collar”. It is used by millionaires, by accountants, models, businesspeople, doctors, dentists, and the list goes on. […]

OxyContin Addiction and Abuse

by Jo on February 17, 2012

OxyContin Addiction and Abuse According to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), prescription drug abuse corresponds with nearly 30 percent of the overall problem with drugs in the United States. This is a close second to only one street drug, cocaine. The number one prescribed drug that hits the streets most often, because doctors prescribed it […]

354 Million Prescriptions

by Jo on February 16, 2012

354 Million Prescriptions   National statistics indicate addiction to prescription drugs such as Oxycontin are higher than ever. Oxycontin is a name for a well known opioid analgesic that contains an active ingredient named Oxycodone, and this is also available as part of Percocet & Percodan. Oxycontin, a legal drug prescribed by doctors in cases […]

Heroin and Oxycontin Addiction Drug Rehab

by joan_young on February 2, 2012

Heroin and Oxycontin Addiction Drug Rehab   It is no secret that Oxycontin abuse has become an epidemic and heroin abuse is on the increase also. In fact, because the drugs are almost identical, Oxycontin has become a gateway drug for heroin – addicts buy heroin when they can’t afford their Oxycontin.