Recreational Use of OxycodoneThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently took a step in trying to halt the abuse, or recreational use of oxycodone (OxyContin). On April 16, 2013, the FDA approved abuse-deterrent labeling...April 21, 2013
Is Oxycodone the Same as Percocet?Oxycodone and Percocet are both medications that are used to treat moderate to severe pain, which have important similarities and differences that people who suffer from pain and are prescribed these...February 28, 2013
What is in Percocet?Percocet (oxycodone and acetaminophen tablets) is a brand name for a type of pain medication manufactured by Endo Pharmaceuticals. Percocet contains a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. Sinc...February 20, 2013
How to Avoid Adderall AddictionAdderall is a prescription medication used to treat both attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. The drug is classified as an amphetamine, meaning that it can be addictive if a...October 11, 2012
Prescription drugs killing more Americans than everA new study confirms that prescription drugs are becoming the most widely abused--and most deadly--substance for Americans.
Research at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health found that...February 4, 2013
A drug for prescription drug addiction? If you're addicted to prescription drugs, don't worry: there's a drug for that.
That's right--a new prescription drug that's designed to combat drug addiction is now in clinical trials in New York. Th...December 4, 2012
Women and Prescription and Illegal DrugsUnder the influence of the drug, the woman loses control of herself. When she acquires the habit, she does not know what lies before her; later, she does not care. She is a young woman who is ye...
Prescription Drug Abuse
Prescription Drug Information The non-medical use of prescription drugs is a serious public health concern. Nonmedical use of prescription drugs like opioids, central nervous system (CNS) depressants...
Hendrik Hertzberg on the hypocrisy of the hip.
In a blog post at the New Yorker... Read Full Post
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