Oxycontin is a highly addictive time-release opiate
painkiller typically prescribed to cancer patients
to treat severe pain. The drug is of closely
relation to heroin in terms of its potency and potential
for abuse and addiction. The abuse of Oxycontin
is very prevalent throughout the United States.
An addiction to Oxycontin is very serious and
requires the right drug rehab and detox to overcome
its hellish dependency.
Many OxyContin abusers crush the tablets and
ingest, inject or snorting the drug. The majority
of people that abuse it, do so for it euphoric
effects, or relieve of pain, and to avoid the
very painful withdrawal symptoms. Those who use it repeatedly realize
that tolerance to the drug builds very quickly and thus many winds
up taking more than their prescribed dose to achieve the desired effects.
That is one reason why this drug is so dangerous; an unsuspecting
client can find himself or herself with an equivalent to a heroin
addiction in a relatively short period.
Oxycontin rehab is a common term used today which
also describes treatment and/or rehabilitation.
Oxycontin rehab centers and their treatments
have become more comprehensive, with the implementation of many old
but newly adopted holistic therapies.
For assistance, locating an center that addresses
Oxycontin addiction please fill out the form below and a treatment
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