PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Ren in Prescription drugs
March 24, 2019

Exploring a Proposed Reduction in Opioid Prescribing

Let’s talk about one of the most controversial subjects in pharmaceutical prescribing. This is the current proposal for reducing opioid prescribing to curb the opioid epidemic.

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Ren in Prescription drugs
August 2, 2018

How to Dispose of Pharmaceuticals Safely

Our nation and our society has become one of overmedication to the supreme . We live in a country that comprises only five percent of the world’s population, yet we consume seventy-five percent of the annual, global supply of prescription drugs.

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Ren in Prescription drugs
July 5, 2018

Teens and Prescription Drug Abuse

An area of drug abuse that needs to be talked about more is teen prescription drug abuse. Research shows that teens and young people, in general, are abusing prescription drugs with growing prevalence, and that is something to be worried about.

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Ren in Prescription drugs
May 1, 2018

How Prescription Drug Take-Back Programs Help

As the U.S. prescription drug addiction problem has grown progressively worse, multiple solutions have been presented in an effort to do something about the problem and to effectively reduce it.

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Joanne in Prescription drugs
March 17, 2018

Drug-Free Life with Drug-Free Rehabilitation

In America, we have a pill for just about everything. But, is that pop-a-pill hyper-culture what’s stopping Americans from living a drug-free life?

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JT in Prescription drugs
December 26, 2017

Street Opiates or Doctor Prescribed Opiates: What’s the Difference?

Street opiates and doctor prescribed opiates are both opium based drugs and extremely addictive. However, street opiates are easier to attain as a prescription is not needed and are usually injected intravenously, producing a much deadlier effect.

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Magan Kilgore in Prescription drugs
October 9, 2017

Powerful and Free

People never sit down and think about how the addiction gets started. It can start with a toothache, and I would have never thought it would be a toothache that caused me to begin a horrible journey of becoming addicted to opioids.

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Erica in Prescription drugs
July 24, 2017

Types of Prescription Painkillers

Prescription painkillers are a growing problem in this country as the opioid epidemic only continues to become worse. The increasing number of prescriptions being written is adding to this figure and so is the occurrence of abuse and addiction to these drugs.

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Erica in Prescription drugs
June 14, 2017

OxyContin: Why It’s So Addictive and How to Get Help

Prescription drugs are being prescribed now more than ever before and unfortunately, more people are also becoming addicted to them. Painkillers are by far the most addictive as they are used to help alleviate pain, but the body builds a tolerance over time and as a result, abuse of them occurs.

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Karen in Prescription drugs
May 6, 2017

Enid, Oklahoma Makes “Top 15” List of Addicted Cities

Making the Top 15 List of Addicted Cities is not exactly something the Enid Chamber of Commerce wants to promote to visitors. But perhaps it’s better that the citizens of Enid know the situation in their own town.

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