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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?

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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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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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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Who makes Oxycontin?

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

Who manufactures the powerful painkiller Oxycontin?

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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?

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?

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?

When does Oxycontin patent expire?

Last updated July 18, 2012, 4:11 p.m.

When will the patent for Purdue Pharma's Oxycontin expire?

What are withdrawal symptoms for Oxycontin?

Last updated May 23, 2012, 2:05 p.m.

Trying to understand withdrawal, especially poly drug withdrawal.

What is the difference between Oxycontin and OxyNEO?

Last updated May 8, 2012, 12:40 p.m.

OxyNEO has been all over the news recently, but it sounds just like Oxycontin to me. What's the difference?

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What is opiate withdrawal like?

Last updated April 16, 2012, 5:28 p.m.

What are the symptoms? How long might it last? I know opiates can be classified as either short-acting or long-acting, is there a difference between their withdrawals?

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What is Oxycontin?

Last updated April 11, 2012, 6:40 p.m.

My mother is taking Oxycontin for her neck pain. She slipped on the ice last winter and hurt her neck and back. The sidewalks here in New Jersey get really icy in the winter. He doctor prescribed pain medication (I think it was Percoset or codeine?) but it didn't work very well, and she ended up tak

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