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Facts You Need To Know About Prescription Drug Abuse

The non-medical use and abuse of prescription drugs is a serious issue in the US. Many people take prescription medications responsibly. However, according to NIDA,  roughly 52 million people (20% of those aged 12 and older) take prescription medications for non-medical reasons i.e., to get high or to change their mood at least once in their lifetime.

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How to Use Prescription Painkiller without Getting Addicted

Many patients taking prescription painkillers get can become addicted to the medication. . Some may switch to heroin and can die of an overdose. The issue of overdosing drugs is so wide that the FDA has mandated black-box warning labels about the risk of abuse. But at the same time, these drugs are beneficial to manage pain.

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Pinkeye: Causes And Symptoms

Pink eye or Conjunctivitis is a common condition that causes redness and inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid.

 

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Usage Of Off-Label Drug: What Is It?

Off-label prescription drug usage is very common and legal in the U.S. Despite the prominence of off-label drug use, most of the patients are unaware that they are taking an off-label drug. And doctors’ are not required to tell a patient that a drug is being used off-label.

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