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Posts tagged ‘prescription drugs abuse’

Prescription Drug Rehab

Written on: June 2nd, 2010 By:

In the US, abuse of prescription drugs is not only rising more rapidly than that of street drugs, it has overtaken it.¬† According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), an estimated 48 million Americans,¬† 20% of the total population, are abusing prescriptions today.¬† That’s more than those abusing all street drugs combined. The […]


California Prescription Drug Rehab

Written on: May 18th, 2009 By:

California Prescription Drug Rehab If you or a loved one is hooked on prescription pills, there‚Äôs no better place to go for California prescription drug rehab than SouthCoast Recovery in Dana Point, California. SouthCoast Recovery has received national attention for its specialized program tailored to treat those struggling with prescription drug addiction. Whether it‚Äôs opiate-based […]


Roxicet Addiction Treatment

Written on: March 3rd, 2009 By:

Roxicet Addiction Treatment Roxicet (Roxy) is a prescribed opiate-based painkiller combined with the properties of oxycodone and acetaminophen for moderate to severe pain. Roxicet carries a high possibility of addiction given that it is derived from opium, the same derivative found in its street cousin, heroin. Individuals who take or abuse Roxicet are also likely […]


Prescription Drug Abuse Consequences

Written on: September 8th, 2008 By:

Most prescription drugs are physically addictive. To abruptly discontinue prescription medications could create a situation where you could immediately experience seizures or convulsions. It is for this reason that withdrawal from prescription medications should be gradual and under medical supervision. This is best accomplished in a residential treatment program to guard against any medical complications. […]


Prescription Drugs Abuse

Written on: September 4th, 2008 By:

Over the last few years, prescription drug abuse and addiction have escalated dramatically. With easy access through the Internet, more people than ever are able to purchase these addictive medications with little or no scrutiny. Secondly, more and more pain clinics have opened their doors, creating another venue for people to access medication for pain. […]