Statistics on drug use show that abuse is decreasing. Thatas the good news. But thereas bad news as well: the abuse of prescription drugs is increasing. Among the most abused prescription medications are painkillers, something many people have in their medicine cabinets. In Painkillers: Prescription Dependency, you will find out what pain really isaand what it isnataas well as the history of pain. The book also provides up-to-date information about painkillers and how they are abused. Special attention is given to OxyContin, which has expanded addiction to new groups of people. Treatment methods are also coveredabut the best route is never to become addicted!In just four years after it became available on the market, the sales of OxyContin in the United States reached$1 billion. Almost six million prescriptions were ... sister started using OxyContin. aThey make you feel so good, a her sister had said.
|Title||:||Painkillers: Prescription Dependency|
|Publisher||:||Mason Crest - 2014-09-02|