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Fentanyl Addiction

As a popular opiate painkiller, fentanyl is typically prescribed to patients to manage severe pain related to surgery or injury. In addition to its potential to quickly eliminate pain in the body, fentanyl also carries a very high addiction potential. This staggeringly high abuse liability has made fentanyl a vital contributor to the ongoing opioid […]

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Percocet Addiction

The prevalence of prescription drug abuse has skyrocketed since the 1990s. Today, the widespread abuse of these medications, whether stimulants or opioid painkillers, is recognized as a serious national problem in the United States. Surveys suggest that more than 6.5 million Americans take prescription medications for non-medical users, and around 4 million reportedly abuse painkillers […]

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Tramadol Addiction

As an opiate analgesic painkiller, tramadol has given rise to an underclass of opiate users who continue to abuse it for recreation. It has been released into the market more recently as a less addictive and safer alternative to Percocet, oxycodone, and other more potent synthetic opiates. As a result, millions of people have come […]

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Codeine Addiction Treatment

As one of the most heavily prescribed drugs in the United States, millions of people use codeine every day to fight pain. Unfortunately, codeine is a Schedule II drug, which carries a very high potential for abuse, frequently leading to severe physical or psychological dependence. The risk is so high that between 1999 to 2018, […]

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Opioid Treatment Programs In New England

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Opioid Addiction Treatment

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Carfentanil

Carfentanil is the new kid on the block. It is the latest drug in the illicit opioid family that has shaken the United States to its core. Recently it has hit the news because of cases of opioid toxicity and opioid-related deaths. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 36 million people worldwide now […]

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List Of Opioids Strongest to Weakest

All of the narcotics have great potential for abuse. According to the Centre of Disease Control (CDC), the third wave of the opioid-use disorder began in 2013 and has been predominated by death due to opioid overuse.

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Oxycodone Addiction

Oxycodone, commonly available as Percocet and OxyContin, is a potent painkiller medication and one of the most commonly abused prescription medications in the United States. Many who abuse it start by taking it in prescribed amounts, but as their bodies develop tolerance, they require a progressively higher dose to maintain the same high or relief. […]

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Opana Addiction

Did you know that Opana (Oxymorphone) belongs to one of the many opioid drugs that are involved in the opioid epidemic that has taken over the US due to which Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked to take this drug down from the market in 2017? There has been an upsurge in the cases of […]

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