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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 […]