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OxyContin (Oxycodone) Facts About Usage, Abuse, Addiction and

8/16/2014
05:21 | Author: Nick Jenkins

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OxyContin (Oxycodone) Facts About Usage, Abuse, Addiction and

When abused, prescription drugs like OxyContin (oxycodone) can be as addictive and dangerous as illegal street drugs. According to the office of Drug Control.

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Is The Era Of OxyContin Abuse Over? - Forbes

6/15/2014
03:02 | Author: Emma Coleman

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Is The Era Of OxyContin Abuse Over? - Forbes

As the pharmacist reflexively began filling a bag with OxyContin – the poster pill for painkiller abuse over the past decade – the masked robber.

Now contrast this with, say, a high school football player who breaks his leg badly – bone protruding from his shin. “You’re not going to want to stop this kid from getting an opioid to ease the acute pain if he needs it,” says Passik, “but you have to recognize the inherent risk: a young brain, a horrible event, and the possibility that being out of competition and a long recovery might leave him depressed. These are possible triggers for abuse: a vulnerable person at a vulnerable time in their life, and a highly rewarding substance.

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OxyContin Abuse Symptoms, Signs and Addiction Treatment

4/14/2014
01:03 | Author: Kayla Henderson

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OxyContin Abuse Symptoms, Signs and Addiction Treatment

One of the key signs of abuse or addiction to Oxycontin is that the person is going through more pills than expected. This usually indicates either the person is.

Fortunay, there are options for you or your loved one to get clean from OxyContin. To help a OxyContin addict, call our helpline at (800) for more information.

The final stage is sustained recovery. In general, addiction recovery is a lifelong process, but it’s taken on a day-by-day basis. You may be enrolled in a 12-step program, and some people find halfway houses and sober living environments to be very helpful in early recovery. These environments provide a place to stay that’s free from temptation.

Health-wise, OxyContin abuse often results in pain, restlessness, vomiting and diarrhea, spasms and cold flashes.

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As OxyContin Abuse Drops, Heroin Use Increases, Study Finds

2/13/2014
01:24 | Author: Lauren Ross

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As OxyContin Abuse Drops, Heroin Use Increases, Study Finds

A new study finds that OxyContin abuse has decreased now that the painkiller has been reformulated to make it more difficult to misuse. Many people who.

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The study found almost one-fourth of participants were able to abuse OxyContin despite the reformulation, and 66 percent switched to heroin. The article notes that a small bag of heroin can cost as little as $5, compared with an 80-milligram dose of OxyContin, which can cost up to $80 on the street.

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Oxycodone CESAR

10/22/2014
07:35 | Author: Kayla Henderson

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Oxycodone CESAR

OxyContin, which may be the most recognized form of oxycodone, is a drug with a high abuse potential, and in the past few years it has been linked to a number.

Oxycodone products can be administered intramuscularly (injection directly into the muscle), intravenously (injection into the blood stream), subcutaneously (injection under the skin), rectally, and/or orally through pills and tablets. 13 OxyContin, (in tablet form) taken orally, can remain effective for up to 12 hours, making it the longest acting oxycodone product available. While legal doses vary by patient, a typical dose prescribed by a physician ranges from two to four tablets daily. Currently there are four dosages available - 10, 20, 40, and 80mg tablets.

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