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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 27, 2024. The next Drug Take Back Day will be Saturday, October 26, 2024. Even though most people consider prescription medications to be safe, the misuse of prescription drugs has become a serious public health problem in America. According to a 2017 National Survey on Drug Use … Read more

Oxycodone Side Effects and Dependence or Addiction

Oxycodone Side Effects

What is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is an opioid drug, commonly known under the brand names Oxycontin and Percocet. It is primarily prescribed to relieve moderate to severe pain, although it’s important to be aware of Oxycodone side effects for anyone that is taking it. In addition to treating pain, it is sometimes prescribed as a cough … Read more

Gabapentin High, Side Effects and Dangerous Misuse

gabapentin high

There’s no hiding from it, the opioid crisis is making headlines the world over. At the same time, prescriptions for gabapentin rose 64% (2012 to 2016) resulting what is sometimes called the Gabapentin high leading to one of the most commonly misused drugs in many states. But, why has this boom in Gabapentin happened? Gabapentin … Read more

Top 10 Worst Drugs and Most Dangerous Drugs

worst drugs and most dangerous drugs

Americans are more likely to die from drug abuse and misuse than any other preventable health risk. For this reason, it’s important to identify some of the worst drugs and some of the most dangerous drugs. According to data provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), deaths related to substance abuse have tripled … Read more