It all Started with Pain Killers!

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“It all started with pain Killers” If your child had a sports injury in the 90’s and was given a new “miracle” drug for pain called Oxycontin, developed in the 8o’s, it’s easy to see how he/she could have become “hooked” on it.  A class 2 narcotic, it was pushed by Purdue Pharma as a…

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What is Fentanyl?  Why is it soooo Deadly?

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that’s approved for treating severe pain such as advanced cancer pain.  It is also used as an anaesthetic.  If you have ever had a colonoscopy most likely, you were given fentanyl along with sedatives such as temazepam and alprazolam. When a doctor prescribes it, it can be given as a…

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