Signs and Effects of Prescription Drug Abuse - Lakehouse Recovery Center

Signs and Effects of Prescription Drug Abuse: What to Know of This Worrying Trend

Prescription drugs are medications prescribed by a medical doctor, yet we are seeing an exponential increase in people showing the signs and effects of prescription drug abuse. Prescriptions are provided with strict instructions that should be followed for patient safety. Not everyone follows the instructions given, however. Common prescribed drugs fall into categories of opioid, stimulants and sedatives. Opioids include …Read More

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Overdose Not the Only Cause of Death From Prescription Painkillers

Overdose Causes There have been more than 160,000 overdose deaths from prescription painkillers between 1999 and 2014 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, new research suggests that an overdose might not be the only big concern when it comes to prescription painkillers. The study, which was published in the Journal of the …Read More