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Fentanyl + Heroin

Last updated July 10, 2018, 5:09 p.m.

What about the combination of fentanyl and heroin? Is it safe, dangerous, common?

What is Fentanyl?

Last updated July 10, 2018, 5:02 p.m.

I'm not sure what this is. It's for pain.

Fentanyl is one of the most powerful and carefully prescribed painkillers available today. Casual inquiries about this medication commonly suggests mis-use.

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Opiate vs. Opioid - What is the difference between Opiate and Opioid?

Last updated Nov. 4, 2017, 6:29 p.m.

These terms seem to be used interchangeably.

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What is rapid detox?

Last updated May 15, 2017, 10:39 p.m.

I heard about an opiate detox (for opiate detox) where they put you under (general anesthesia), you don’t feel a thing, and it only takes a couple of days. What’s that about?

Why can't I sleep without my Vicodin?

Last updated March 3, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

I lowered my dosage of Vicodin ever since my pain lessened, but now I am experiencing serious insomnia. I am restless and and frequently have headaches. When will this go away?

What is the difference between oxycodone and hydrocodone?

Last updated June 23, 2014, 2:44 p.m.

There is oxycodone, hydrocodone, OxyContin, and Roxy, all used for pain. How do they differ?

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How common is suicide during heroin withdrawal?

Last updated April 11, 2014, 7:49 p.m.

Suicide and heroin withdrawal...does it happen often? Do people become suicidal or have suicidal tendencies in heroin withdrawal?

What is a safe dosage of hydrocodone?

Last updated March 3, 2014, 1:36 p.m.

How much hydrocodone should you be taking in one dose? How much is too much?

How much do hydrocodone pills cost?

Last updated Feb. 4, 2014, 12:56 p.m.

What is the street price for hydrocodone pills?

What is Suboxone?

Last updated Nov. 1, 2013, 11:17 p.m.

What does Suboxone do? What is the difference between Suboxone and Suboxone Film?

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Is rapid detox safe?

Last updated Sept. 30, 2013, 12:50 p.m.

Rapid detox sounds too good to be true. Does hurrying the detoxification process create more risks? How reliable is the procedure?

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Fentanyl for a broken bone?

Last updated Feb. 13, 2013, 7:38 p.m.

Is it safe for a child to be given Fentanyl for a broken bone?

Fentanyl is a power synthetic opioid pain management drug. It is intended for management of severe or "break through" pain. Is it safe to give to children? Is any drug safe to give to children without a doctor's prescription?

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What does heroin look like?

Last updated Oct. 23, 2012, 3:31 p.m.

What is the appearance of heroin? What form does heroin come in?

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What is "black tar" ? (heroin)

Last updated Sept. 15, 2012, 2:36 p.m.

What is "black tar"? It's a drug, right?

How do I do an intervention? (for heroin addiction)

Last updated Sept. 2, 2012, 1:16 p.m.

How do I perform an intervention for a heroin addict or someone struggling with heroin abuse?

Why do opiate overdoses (ODs) often occur when users relapse?

Last updated Aug. 23, 2012, 8:54 p.m.

When recovering opiate addicts relapse, heroin addicts in particular, why does it often results in an overdose? What makes opiates different from other drugs in this way?

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Is Oxycontin safe for children?

Last updated Aug. 23, 2012, 5:09 p.m.

Can children use Oxycontin? Is it safe?

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What are the symptoms of heroin addiction withdrawal?

Last updated Aug. 23, 2012, 2:01 p.m.

Heroin addiction withdrawal symptoms. Is Goosebumps part of it?

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What is hydrocodone?

Last updated Aug. 16, 2012, 7:06 p.m.

Sometimes I see it as hydrocodone, and sometimes hydrocodone HCL.

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Who makes Oxycontin?

Last updated Aug. 16, 2012, 5:26 p.m.

Who manufactures the powerful painkiller Oxycontin?

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List of Opiates

Last updated Aug. 15, 2012, 4:02 p.m.

What are common opiates? (Scientific names, street names, manufacturers, etc.)

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What will happen when OxyContin patent expires?

Last updated Aug. 15, 2012, 3:56 p.m.

I hear Purdue Pharma's patent for their super-powerful painkiller, OxyContin, is going to expire in 2013. When exactly? And what will happen once generic Oxy is being made!? More access? More addiction?

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List of Opioids

Last updated Aug. 15, 2012, 3:39 p.m.

What are common opioids? (Scientific names, street names, manufacturers, etc.)

What is "Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing"?

Last updated Aug. 15, 2012, 2:28 p.m.

What is "Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing" (PROP)? What do they do?

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What is an opioid?

Last updated Aug. 15, 2012, 2 p.m.

I have heard of opiates, but what does it mean when a drug is an opioid? I often see the term "prescription opioids"...

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What are opiates?

Last updated Aug. 14, 2012, 6:25 p.m.

What is an opiate?

What is a "pill mill"?

Last updated July 28, 2012, 4:51 p.m.

It seems like every time I have read about Florida in the news lately, they are talking about these "pill mills". What are they? Do they exist anywhere else?

What is OxyNEO?

Last updated July 28, 2012, 4:36 p.m.

New uncrushable Oxycontin in Canada, that's all I know. Is it the new oxy for here in the states as well?

Is hydrocodone addictive?

Last updated July 28, 2012, 4:33 p.m.

Can you become addicted to hydrocodone? If so, how long would it take for dependencies to form?

How do you detox from hydrocodone addiction?

Last updated July 28, 2012, 4:27 p.m.

What is the proper way to detox from hydrocodone? Can you just stop cold turkey?

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