The Truth about Prescription Drugs
By Kale Grossman
How is it Used?
Injected into the bloodstream,inhaled or swallowed
Short Term Effects of prescription Drugs
-slow brain function
-slowed pulse and breathing
long term affects
- Tolerance can grow quickly
-craving for that drug
History of the Drug:
It started by doctor prescribing to patients with cancer and back surgeries after the where done being prescribed to the drug the became addicted and want ed to reach the same high the first time they did it.
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opioids and morphine
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Important facts about the prescription Drugs
In 2006 the US 2.6 million people abused prescription drugs.
prescription drugs has the largest percent of death from overdosing.
opioid was the most commonly found drug among the deaths.
By survey 60% percent of teen believed that prescription drugs are safer than street drugs