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Drug Dependence and Abuse Topic Guide

Drug Dependence and Abuse Drug Dependence and Abuse: Drug dependence is the physical need for a certain substance. Drug abuse and dependence comprise a huge public health problem with no easy treatment available.

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hydrocodone and ibuprofen Hydrocodone And Ibuprofen

Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication, sometimes called a narcotic. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This medici...learn more »

amphetamine and dextroamphetamine Amphetamine And Dextroamphetamine

Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine are central nervous system stimulants that affect chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and im...learn more »

acetaminophen and oxycodone Acetaminophen And Oxycodone

Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication, sometimes called a narcotic. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of oxycodone./...learn more »

gabapentin Gabapentin

Gabapentin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It affects chemicals and nerves in the body that are involved in the cause of seizures ...learn more »

oxycodone Oxycodone

Oxycodone is an opioid pain medication used to treat moderate to severe pain.

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methadone Methadone

Methadone is an opioid medication used to treat pain.

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codeine Codeine

Codeine is an opioid medication used to treat mild to moderately severe pain...learn more »