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Harmful Side Effects of Oxycodone

Oxycodone is a common pain medication that is given to those who suffer from chronic pain, such as cancer patients. Individuals who are recovering from surgery will sometimes receive an Oxycodone prescription, but only if they were taking the painkiller before the operation. While the medicine can treat inflammation and rid the body of extreme […]

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Prescription Drugs On The Rise Among The Youth of America

A new study performed by a research team from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has found that more than one in five teens who have been prescribed a controlled medication substance such as Oxycodone (for pain) or Ritalin (to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) are abusing the drugs.   Researchers from the study […]

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What Do OPI Drug Tests Screen For

There are many different types of home drug testing kits which screen for a wide variety of substances with different origins. One of which is an OPI drug test.  As the abbreviation suggests this form of testing looks for opiates and opiate derived synthetic versions (OPI). With substance abuse numbers on the rise for opium, […]

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Do Home Drug Tests Screen For Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a very powerful analgesic, or pain killer, that is estimated to be 100x more potent than morphine. The narcotic drug is administered to patients through a variety of methods including Intravenous lines (IV), pills, patches, and sometimes even lollypops. Fentanyl is a synthetic derivative of traditional opiates and acts on the body’s natural […]

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What Do OXY Drug Tests Screen For?

What do OXY drug tests do? Simple, they test for oxycodone, sometimes spelled oxycodin. Oxycodone is a powerful analgesic, or painkiller, available either through the black market or with a doctor’s prescription. Often it goes under numerous generic and copyrighted names. Two of the most commonly prescribe and abused is Percocet and Oxycontin. In recent […]

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