Opioids are the class of pain-relieving drugs made from the illegal and deadly drug heroin. Fentanyl is by far the most dangerous, but you’ve certainly heard of some other popular ones, including oxycodone (a.k.a. Oxycontin), hydrocodone (a.k.a. Vicodin), morphine and codeine. Fentanyl is so strong that just a few too many milligrams can cause a … Continue reading MORE DANGEROUS than a nuclear weapon, Fentanyl – the heroin-based prescription painkiller – could easily be the next Weapon of Mass Destruction
The aunt of an Arizona teen who died after an accidental overdose from pills laced with fentanyl is speaking out about the dangers of drug experimentation. Brandi Bundrick Nishnick lost her nephew Gunner Bundrick, 19, on Nov. 3 after he and a friend, Jake Morales, 19, both took Percocet, a pain killer known for its … Continue reading Grieving Aunt Shares Warning After Nephew, 19, Dies from Accidental Overdose Involving Fentanyl
A few ways to KNOW if you are truly addicted Answer YES to even one of these questions to know that you are addicted and in need of help with medically supervised detox. Do you have to have your bottle of 'pills' available at all times? Are you making sure you have an ample quantity … Continue reading 🔊Important Questions to Ask Yourself if You’re Taking Opioids, Benzos, Hypnotics, Stimulants, and Other Addictive Medications?
Many admit overprescribing of opioid medications helped create epidemic In the early 1990s, the number of painkiller prescriptions filled at U.S. pharmacies increased by 2 to 3 million every year. Around 1996, they jumped by 8 million, as doctors quickly became part of a painkiller prescription-writing bonanza. The makers of Oxycontin launched a marketing campaign … Continue reading OPIOID CRISIS: What role have doctors played in creating the opioid crisis?
Imagine a prescription medication that relieves pain just as well as narcotics like Oxycontin, but isn’t addictive. Too good to be true? Turns out, yes. For years, that was the case with Tramadol, a synthetic opioid drug that was released in 1995 under the brand name Ultram to great expectations. This new drug seemed to offer all … Continue reading Tramadol: The most dangerous drug in the world
Insufflation - better known as snorting - causes drugs to enter your bloodstream quickly, giving you a more intense and faster high. People with chronic pain or those who have a painkiller addiction, seek a way to chase the high they once had. As you may know, the euphoria leaves after a short while, which … Continue reading Snorting Your Prescription Painkillers