Painkillers Are Both Miracle And Nightmare
02/27/2011

Pacific Hills Treatment Centers, Inc., a premier rehab program, specializes in the treatment of OxyContin addiction and dependency on prescription painkillers.

Online PR News – 27-February-2011 – – Pacific Hills Treatment Centers, Inc., a premier Christian rehabilitation program for drug abuse boasts success with painkiller addicts.

Most people acquire pain medications innocently enough when treated for short term relief from slipped discs, deteriorating joints, tooth decay or after a surgery. Powerful synthetic opioids such as OxyContin, Vicodin and, Lorcet are widely used both in the medical context and as black-market items on the street.

Most who take OxyContin or Vicodine long enough become physically dependent and, when they stop they experience withdrawal symptoms that may include restlessness, pain and nausea. Rush Limbaugh, noted commentator has been said to have abused the drug, OxyContin and has admitted undergoing treatment several times. Another noted celebrity, Cindy McCain, the wife of the Arizona senator, took Vicodin, an opioid, for back pain, but she found it also helped her get through the “Keating Five” investigation involving her husband.
At least 1.9 million Americans have admitted taking OxyContin illegitimately at least once, the Drug Enforcement Administration recently reported. “Right now it’s one of the most abused prescription drugs,” says one DEA official. “It’s certainly the most dangerous.” Find the
About Pacific Hills Treatment Centers
Limbaugh now attributes his extended sobriety to his stay at a rehabilitation center for the treatment of prescription drugs. Pacific Hills Treatment Centers, Inc., a premier rehab program, specializes in the treatment of OxyContin addiction and dependency on prescription painkillers. Their comprehensive treatment program relies on strong medical support as well as a 12-step based treatment protocol. Call today for more information: 1-800-662-2873.