Questions Tagged With prescription-drugs

What is Fentanyl?

Last updated Nov. 26, 2017, 4:26 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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Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

Last updated Nov. 26, 2017, 4:18 p.m.

When the news suggests prescription drug abuse is going on, what factors did they check that suggest prescription drug abuse? Like when they say pain pills are overused, how do they know it's not just for actual pain? What are these "signs" of prescription pain killer abuse?

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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.

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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What is "doctor shopping"?

Last updated April 11, 2014, 8:12 p.m.

What is "doctor shopping"?

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What is I-STOP?

Last updated April 2, 2014, 1:06 a.m.

What does "I-STOP" have to do with New York State's new prescription drug monitoring program (NYPMP). What does I-Stop mean?

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Does New Jersey have a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PMP)?

Last updated March 14, 2014, 7:29 p.m.

Is the State of New Jersey monitoring prescribing of drugs like pain killers?

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Does NY State have a prescription drug monitoring program?

Last updated March 14, 2014, 7:23 p.m.

Does the state of New York have a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP)? If so, what are the details?

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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Can I trust pharmacies in other countries?

Last updated June 13, 2013, 1:16 p.m.

I am curious to know whether I will be safe or not going to a pharmacy when travelling abroad. Can I expect the same levels of certification and expertise?

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Symptoms of prescription drug addiction?

Last updated June 5, 2013, 9:04 a.m.

What are the symptoms of prescription drug addiction? I fear that a family member ...

Prescription drug addiction is often difficult to identify, and many people are unaware of their own dependencies. Are we following doctor's orders?

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What is roxy used for?

Last updated June 4, 2013, 3:20 p.m.

What is roxy used for?

What is the purpose of Suboxone or Subutex during detox?

Last updated March 29, 2013, 7:58 p.m.

Some detox programs I read about give patients Suboxone or Subutex in their facilities. What is it for? Which is most preferred?

What are the risks of taking Suboxone while on other opiates?

Last updated March 29, 2013, 7:55 p.m.

Can I take Suboxone while on opioids, like hydrocodone, oxycodone and fentanyl? Is it safe?

What is the street price of Suboxone?

Last updated March 29, 2013, 7:49 p.m.

How much do Suboxone pills (tablets, Film, etc.) sell for on the street?

Can I take Suboxone while on Xanax?

Last updated March 29, 2013, 7:36 p.m.

Is it safe to take Suboxone while taking Xanax?

How addictive is Suboxone?

Last updated March 29, 2013, 7:20 p.m.

Can someone become addicted to Suboxone? If so, how easily?

Can Suboxone get you high?

Last updated March 29, 2013, 7:13 p.m.

Do you get high from taking Suboxone?

Can you buy Suboxone on the street?

Last updated March 29, 2013, 5:55 p.m.

Are people selling Suboxone on the street? If so, why? I thought Suboxone was for opiate addiction treatment...

Can you die from Suboxone withdrawal?

Last updated March 27, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

Suboxone and Suboxone Film are narcotics. If I stop taking Suboxone suddenly, could it be fatal?

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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 is Roxicet used for?

Last updated Feb. 13, 2013, 5:55 p.m.

What is roxycet used for?

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What is Roxycodone?

Last updated Feb. 13, 2013, 5:54 p.m.

What is this Roxy (Roxi) drug?

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Roxycodone vs Roxicet?

Last updated Feb. 13, 2013, 5:52 p.m.

What is the difference between Roxycodone and Roxycet? They sound similar.

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What is Roxicet?

Last updated Feb. 13, 2013, 5:50 p.m.

What is roxycet?

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roxycodone vs. oxycodone

Last updated Feb. 13, 2013, 4:26 p.m.

What is the difference between roxicodone and oxicodone? (or maybe it's roxycodone, and oxycodone?)

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What is roxicodone?

Last updated Feb. 13, 2013, 3:01 p.m.

I heard my teenager mention roxicodone last night. What is it?

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