I was addicted for a couple of years to OxyContin and Xanax as well as alcohol. I hit an emotional bottom. I knew that I was also damaging my liver
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Editorial: Don't let painkillers that are easy to abuse
ER, which is the narcotic hydrocodone in an extended release capsule. Hydrocodone , as well as oxycodone, the key drug in OxyContin , belongs to a group of addictive medications that includes morphine and codeine. The FDA should make sure both medications Read more »
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