Opioid Abuse More Prevalent than Heroin
...re commonly prescribed as pain-killers (analgesics). Prescription opioids that are commonly prescribed in Canada include Oxycontin, morphine, Demerol, percodan
and Tylenol 3 or 4.
'Our study suggests that heroin use has become an increasingly marginal form of drug use among illicit opioid users in Canad...
Prescription Opioids Abused More Than Heroin - A Report Says
...at is not the case at all.' - The study is published in Tuesday's issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
OxyContin, morphine, Demerol, percodan
and Tylenol 3 or 4 are some of the common opioids prescribed and many people get those drugs from legitimate medical sources by visiting walk-in medic...
Prevalent Prescription Drugs Abuse in the US
...g : 48 percent of new initiates used Vicodin, Lortab or Lorcet; 34.3 percent used Darvocet, Darvon, or Tylenol with codeine; 20 percent used Percocet, percodan
or Tylox; 18.4 percent used generic hydrocodone; 14.3 percent used generic codeine; 8.4 percent used Oxycontin; and 4.3 percent used morphine. Over ha...
Painkiller Linked to Deaths
...ntin-verified' means that OxyContin was the cause of these deaths," the company wrote.
While other prescription pain relievers such as Percocet, percodan
and Tylox contain oxycodone, they contain much lower doses of the drug. OxyContin contains anywhere from 10 mg to 160 mg of oxycodone, while the other...