Drug addicts are flocking to online forums like Opiophile for advice on like Vicodin, Percocet or Oxycontin for pain relief, JonnyM estimated.
Posting specific sources isn’t allowed, the forum guidelines warn in bold font, but more general advice is permitted. In one subforum, called The Scene, members discuss the heroin market around the world, with threads for cities from Calgary to Houston.
“I had just finished a several year stint of being addicted to heroin,” Bi11i told me. “We set up the forum, and I think for a long time the forum was a really good tool for and I to kind of heal a little bit. It was a way for me to meet people who were in the same boat.”.
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In one recent thread, a member said she missed a vein while injecting heroin, and the site later became red, swollen and hot to the touch.
Community College, titled “Caught in the Web: Heroin Addiction” the that a weight-lifting injury at 19 got him a prescription for Oxycodone.
“Things that are supposed to be safe are not,” she said. “When a doctor says you should take it, you believe them.”. Agatha Rodolfa, 17, of Hackensack, a student who attended the presentation, said she was surprised to hear the role that prescription drugs play in the heroin epidemic.
Things went bad again shortly after a 5-year prison sentence when injuries from a car accident resulted in 9 drug prescriptions – one of which was Oxycontin, he said. DeLeon was soon seeing 27 doctors, abusing drugs and back into gang life.
One of the biggest contributors, he said, “our remedy for everything is a pill.”
DeLeon was soon seeing 27 doctors, abusing drugs and back into gang life.
Drug addicts are excited about a powerful and controversial new painkiller Some drug users who post on the internet forum Opiophile are.
Posts on the Opiophile thread lamented the possibility of politicians making it more difficult for these drugs to become easily available on the streets: Opiophile.
Because of the high likelihood that Zohydro will be abused, one poster on an Opiophile thread speculated in 2012: "This s--t will never be on the market.".
It's meant to be released slowly over a 12-hour period after the pill is taken, but addicts looking to abuse the drug can crush the pills for a quick and intense high. Zohydro is being marketed to chronic pain patients and contains a high dose of pure hydrocodone, the painkiller drug that's in Vicodin.
There are different ways to abuse pills, and some addicts use the Opiophile forums to pool their knowledge about how to get the best high: Opiophile Opiophile.
Zogenix, the drugmaker that produces Zohydro, is now working on a tamper-resistant formulation that would help prevent abuse of the drug.
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My question: Before receiving this implant I was put on oxycodone 40mg 12 hour time How long does it take to become addicted to this?.
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Dx-Gallstones at age 14 that caused Fibromyalgia in 1998. Chronic Pancreatitis at age 15 from Pancreatic Divisum. Fell down cement basement stairs on my bottom in 2001. Got severe migraines after the epidural from my 2nd childbirth in 2002. Was rear-ended by a lady doing 55mph in 2004 then 2 months later rolled my car down a hill and did even more damage to my back. Depression caused by having chronic pain. Asthma from allergies.
meds- Suboxone for pain, Cymbalta for pain and depression, Lyrica for pain and migraines, Imitrex for migraines, Ibprofen for migraines, Ventolin Albuterol inhaler for asthma. Phenergan for nausea, Seroquel for sleep.