America’s pill-popping capital
You can find pockets ... go-to place for pill heads from Appalachia to get their drugs. They’d buy cheap prescriptions and come up and sell them for five times what they paid. The general price on the street for pills is $1 per milligram, so that a ...
Staten Island Fights A Painkiller and Heroin Epidemic
She got intervention before her addiction turned deadly, but many in Staten Island have not. According to city health department data, Staten Island was the borough with the highest ... can be cut with a dangerous drug, but you always know what’s in pills.
Gateway to Disaster
"At my highest ... you're in, and your relationship with a dealer, the prices for obtaining these drugs illegally can vary. According to the Memphis Police Department, on average, one 10-milligram tablet of Oxycodone can be purchased for $10. A Dilaudid ...
Why you've never heard of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the US
In fact, none of the 25 most commonly prescribed medications even crack the top 25 highest-grossing drugs ... samples on hand before filling a new prescription, or if you can save money by pill splitting. Finally, low-income individuals may qualify ...
Daily dose is key to safe use of acetaminophen
Acetaminophen can damage the liver when you take more than the highest recommended ... Lorcet and Vicodin. These products contain substantial amounts of acetaminophen – from 500 mg to 750 mg per pill. They are prescribed for moderate pain to be taken ...