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Opiates Addiction Recovery.


Opiates Addiction Recovery

Overcoming an addiction to opiates would require the individual to participate in an opiates addiction recovery program. This would require the individual to go through the process of detoxification to remove the drug from the system and get past the physical addiction caused.
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What are Opiates?.


What are Opiates?

An opiate is a drug that contains opium and is an analgesic, which means that it reduces pain by binding receptors in the brain (opioid receptors). Current medicine has developed some completely synthetic versions of these drugs such as Fentanyl and Meperidine also called Demerol.
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Narcotic Painkiller Symptoms of Overdose .


Narcotic Painkiller Symptoms of Overdose

Most people don't realize there are almost 15,000 overdose deaths yearly that involve prescription pain relievers. Today, painkillers are one of the most commonly abused drugs in the United States and have been for quite some time. Back in 2008 the number of overdose deaths involving powerful...

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You Don't Have to Be Addicted to Painkillers to Overdose on Them.


You Don't Have to Be Addicted to Painkillers to Overdose on Them

More and more people are misusing oxycontin every day and are in need of help for their addiction. OxyContin is a prescription narcotic pain reliever that was approved in 1995 by the FDA for the treatment of pain. The main active ingredient in oxycontin is oxycodone which is a derivative of opium...

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Take Control of Your Painkiller Addiction.


Take Control of Your Painkiller Addiction

Treatment Options for Pain Pill Popping Epidemic At one time when we thought of drug abuse we related it to LSD, Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana and Methamphetamine. Today there are hundreds of different substances abused by people of all ages and they aren't all illicit street drugs.
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The Silent But Deadly Side of Prescription Drug Addiction.


The Silent But Deadly Side of Prescription Drug Addiction

Shame, guilt, fear and overwhelming need and dependency are all part of this silent addiction. This silent epidemic is everywhere. There is no state that’s untouched by this addiction. I read an article recently on an Oklahoma News site and the headline said “Oklahoma drug-related...

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Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction.


Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction

Prescription drug addiction differs from other forms of drug abuse and addiction in that the abuse develops very subtly and the addiction, gradually. In many cases prescription drug use will start with a medical need. Those who use painkillers – one of the most common prescription drugs...

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