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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
OxyContin is an easy drug to abuse, as a user can simply crush the OxyContin tablet and then ingest, inject, inhale or place rectally.
An individual in Blair County, which is located in the northern portion of the United States, reported that a man called a cab and proceeded to pull a knife on the cab driver and rob him; the robber, after being apprehended, disclosed to the police that he needed the money because he was addicted to bath salts.
With very large doses, an opiate user cannot be awakened, pupils become smaller, and the skin becomes cold, moist, and bluish in color. Breathing slows down and death may occur.
A single dose of morphine can block a process in the brain associated with learning and memory for as long as a full day after the drug has been ingested.
The Food and Drug Administration have reported that Xanax need to be considered to be habit forming.
Having MDE in the past year was associated with past year substance dependence or abuse. Among adults aged 18 or older who had MDE in 2008, 20.3 percent were dependent on or abused alcohol or illegal drugs, while among adults without MDE, 7.8 percent were dependent on or abused alcohol or illegal drugs.