Oxycontin is a potent painkiller that is being used for medical treatments. However, excessive use of this substance can lead to addiction, and.
In the United States, many of the oxycontin-related illnesses and deaths are results of the user taking the drug along with other substances like alcohol, narcotic painkillers, muscle relaxants or general anesthetics, sleeping aids, and tranquilizers. The deaths of Adam Goldstein, Heath Ledger, Derek Boogaard, Adreinne Nicole Martin, and Andrew Marin are linked to possible Oxycontin-related overdoses.
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OxyContin's deadly side effects. Health professionals warn Western Michigan University students about the dangers of a new drug that's being misused by.