Tag: Percocet

Percocet and Alcohol Continuing our exploration of the dangers of mixing drugs with alcohol, this time we’re examining Percocet. The small pill so often prescribed for everything from post-dental pain to broken bones becomes exponentially more dangerous when combined with booze. So, what makes Percocet and alcohol so dangerous? Why are the two chemicals more

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The FDA Approved WHAT? In a bold and possibly rash move, the FDA approved a new “abuse-proof” form of a powerful opioid. On November 20th, the FDA gave the green light to Hysingla ER, an extended release version of the popular opioid hydrocodone. Hydrocodone is the chemical name of the blockbuster drug Vicodin. Okay, so

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Written By: Fiona Stockard Oxycodone Addiction Facts and Statistics Oxycodone addiction is nothing new. The drug was first synthesized in 1916 and abused for its euphoric effects not long after. However, today we’re in the midst of an oxycodone abuse epidemic, the likes of which haven’t been seen before. Can we trust the media’s portray of

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Written By: Fiona Stockard Percocet Addiction Facts and Statistics Percocet addiction is a serious public health concern! The United States consumes over 80% of the world’s oxycodone products, of which Percocet makes up a large portion. There’s a problem going on all right. However, are all the media reports about Percocet accurate? Are their scare stories

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