16 Jan

Ecstasy: An Overview

Ecstasy is the common name for MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine). It is an illegal, addictive substance that has no legal use. Ecstasy is a popular recreational drug, making an appearance at places like raves, parties, and concerts, but it carries dangerous side effects. As it gains...

16 Jan

Percocet Effects and Treatment

OxyContin was approved by the FDA in 1995 as a treatment for pain. It is a narcotic that has a high risk of dependency. Since it came into use, there has been a steady increase of addiction and abuse associated with its illegal, non-medical use....

16 Jan

Percocet Overview

Percocet is a prescription narcotic that is used to treat pain. It can only be legally obtained when prescribed by a doctor. Like OxyContin, one of the base components in Percocet is oxycodone, an opioid that is very habit forming. Percocet also contains acetaminophen (the...

12 Dec

OxyContin: Effects and Treatment Options

OxyContin was approved by the FDA in 1995 as a treatment for pain. It is a narcotic that has a high risk of dependency. Since it came into use, there has been a steady increase of addiction and abuse associated with its illegal, non-medical use....

12 Dec

OxyContin: An Overview

As medical advancements find new medications to treat pain, we are also seeing an increased dependency on prescription pain drugs. One of the most habit forming pain relievers available is OxyContin, a narcotic pain reliever derived from opium. It is manufactured to be slowly released...