percocet prescription

The Percocet Prescription Process

Percocet is the brand name of a narcotic pain relief medication that is legally available only when prescribed for short-term use by a physician to treat severe pain. Percocet combines the opiate drug, oxycodone, with the over-the-counter painkiller, acetaminophen, to deliver its pain-killing benefits. Like Vicodin, which is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen, Percocet…

how heroin is made

How Heroin is Made?

Heroin is an opiate derivative that is processed from the sap drawn out of the pods of a poppy plant. Certain opiate derivatives, including morphine and painkillers such as oxycontin, are also derived from poppy plants. Like heroin, those opiate derivatives are potentially addictive. Heroin, however, has no accepted or established medicinal properties and it…

What is Opium?

It gets mentioned a lot when talking about addiction because it’s the main ingredient in heroin and most painkillers.  Opiates are some of the most notorious drugs in the realm of addiction and cause nearly 30,000 deaths per year. Street names for opium include Buddha, Chillum, Easing Powder, Emerald City, Chinese Molasses, Aunti Emma, Midnight…