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Oxycontin

Oxycontin

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  1. Marijuana has been proven since Phoenician times to have healing properties and make you feel good. I remain baffled why opiates like oxycontin and methadone remain in the American pharmacopoeia ... FULL ARTICLE AT Centre Daily Times

  2. Federal government putting strong warnings on OxyContin labels

    OTTAWA—The federal government is putting stronger warning labels on extended-release painkillers like OxyContin in an effort to prevent the abuse of opioids.Health Minister Rona Ambrose tells the annual ... FULL ARTICLE AT Toronto Star

  1. The federal government is putting stronger warning labels on extended-release painkillers like OxyContin in an effort to prevent the abuse of opioids. FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada

  2. OTTAWA – The federal government is putting stronger warning labels on extended-release painkillers like OxyContin in an effort to prevent the abuse of opioids. Health Minister Rona Ambrose tells the annual ... FULL ARTICLE AT News 1130

  3. Aldergrove's 856 gang busted, $400,00 in drugs seized

    B..C's anti-gang task force has arrested three alleged members of the 856 gang and seized heroin, cocaine and Oxycontin with an estimated street value of $400,000. FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada

  1. According to police, Buckley made a deal with a child's parent to pay $30 cash, a $25 gift card and allow a home visit in exchange for four Oxycontin ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News

  2. Beaverton man accused of stealing Oxycontin from Hillsboro Rite Aid pharmacy

    Shawn M. Simmons, 29, of Beaverton, was booked into the Washington County Jail on a charge of robbery. Hillsboro police previously arrested another man in connection with the incident and ... FULL ARTICLE AT Oregon Live

  3. If abusers crush the tablets for snorting or injecting naloxone blocks the euphoric effects of oxycodone, making the drug more difficult to abuse. FULL ARTICLE AT Madison.com

  4. LOS ANGELES-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new form of the powerful and controversial pain reliever OxyContin that is designed to be more resistant to abuse, but ... FULL ARTICLE AT The News & Observer

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Oxycodone is an analgesic medication synthesized from poppy-derived thebaine. It was developed in 1916 in Germany, as one of several new semi-synthetic opioids in an attempt to improve on the existing opioids: morphine, diacetylmorphine (heroin), and codeine. Oxycodone oral medications are generally prescribed for the relief of moderate to severe pain. Currently it is formulated as single... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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