The Dangers of Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines addiction

Given their appealing sedating effects, benzodiazepines are among some of the most abused prescription drugs in America. In fact, according to WebMD, about one in every five people who use benzodiazepines will abuse the potentially addictive drug. Below, we will discuss the potential risks associated with benzodiazepines and how they affect your body. What are […]

Know the Potential Signs of Hydrocodone Abuse in a Loved One

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Hydrocodone is a drug that people take by prescription for pain relief. Sold under the name Vicodin, this drug combines two things: acetaminophen and hydrocodone. The drug is effective for what it is prescribed for, but it is also habit-forming. When a doctor prescribes this drug, they are trying to help a person avoid the […]

Black Market for Prescription Painkillers – The Real Killer

Black Market for Prescription Painkillers – The Real Killer

The painkiller black market has become big business for those looking to make a quick buck, regardless of the ripple effect of the enterprise.  Florida, in particular has become the El Dorado of black marketeers because of its inadequate tracking and monitoring of prescription pain relieving medications. Even though prescription painkillers, especially oxycontin and its […]