Commonly Abused Pain Medication

Pain Relievers

Percocet Drug Abuse

The Brand-Name Combination of Oxycodone and Acetaminophen Percocet is legally prescribed as a painkiller, but many individuals use it non-medically and fall... Read More

Endocet Drug Abuse

Endocet Drug Use Can Very Quickly Lead to Abuse Endocet abuse affects people of all ages and backgrounds. It can often begin with the user taking the drug... Read More

Percodan Drug Abuse

A Mixture of Aspirin and Oxycodone Percodan works by binding to the pain receptors in the brain and decreasing the amount of prostaglandins that... Read More

Vicodin Drug Abuse

Although prescribed by doctors to relieve pain, proper Vicodin usage can quickly turn into Vicodin abuse. Certain patients who are prescribed Vicodin for a... Read More

Lorcet Drug Abuse

A Combination of Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen Lorcet is prescribed as a painkiller for patients with a variety of conditions. Unfortunately, it is also be... Read More

Lortab Drug Abuse

Lortab-Related ER Visits Have Risen 500% Lortab abuse is a growing problem in the United States and has quadrupled in the last 10 years.... Read More

Dilaudid Drug Abuse

 The Brand-Name Form of Hydromorphone Dilaudid is a strong narcotic analgesic, commonly prescribed for the relief of moderate to severe pain from burns... Read More

Ultram Drug Abuse

Ultram Is the Brand-Name of Tramadol Ultram is a narcotic-like painkiller which is used to treat both moderate and severe chronic pain. When it was... Read More

Avinza Drug Abuse

Avinza Is the Brand-Name of Morphine Sulphate.  When Avinza is used as it is prescribed, it provides pain relief in roughly 15 to 30 minutes and... Read More

Dolophine Drug Abuse

Dolophine Is the Tablet Form of Methadone Dolophine can be used for either pain relief or treating the symptoms of heroin withdrawal. Even though it can be... Read More

MS Contin Drug Abuse

MS Contin Is the Brand-Name for Morphine in a Time-Release Tablet MS Contin is often prescribed for individuals with chronic pain, particularly cancer... Read More

Actiq Drug Abuse

A Form of the Painkiller Fentanyl Actiq is a form of the painkiller fentanyl that is delivered by a unique "lollipop" method. The fentanyl is contained in a... Read More

Duragesic Drug Abuse

Fentanyl Delivered via Transdermal Patch Duragesic is used for moderate to severe pain relief, and one patch can provide up to 72 hours of pain relief... Read More

Oxycodone Prescription Drugs

OxyContin, Roxicodone, Percocet, Endocet, Percodan Oxycodone prescription drugs include the brand names: OxyContin, Roxicodone, Percocet, Endocet, and... Read More

Darvocet Drug Abuse

A Combination of Propoxyphene and Acetaminophen Darvocet has long been prescribed to treat mild to moderate pain, particularly before, during and after... Read More

Hydrocodone Prescription Drugs

Vicodin, Lorcet, Lortab Hydrocodone prescription drugs include the brand names Vicodin, Lorcet, and Lortab, among others. They are extremely effective... Read More

Commonly Abused Pain Relievers - Painkillers

3 Categories of Painkillers: Oxycodone-based drugs, Hydrocodone-based drugs, Other narcotic analgesics Although the use of prescription pain medications can... Read More

Roxicodone Drug Abuse

A Generic Form of Oxycodone Roxicodone is a generic version of oxycodone. But unlike OxyContin, it is designed to have an immediate-release effect for... Read More

Tranquilizers

Commonly Abused Tranquilizers

Valium, Ativan, Soma Valium, Ativan and Soma are the most commonly abused tranquilizers. They all can cause an individual to become addicted relatively... Read More

Ativan Drug Abuse

Ativan is the Brand-Name of Lorazepam  Ativan is commonly prescribed for anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome, insomnia, and epilepsy. It also... Read More

Soma Drug Abuse

Soma is a Brand-Name for Carisoprodol   Soma is a muscle relaxant that is often prescribed to relieve pain from muscle strains, sprains, and... Read More

Valium Drug Abuse

Valium Is the Brand-Name of Diazepam and Is Often Prescribed for Sleep Disorders Valium is a prescription drug in the benzodiazepine family of... Read More

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