When the manufacturers of the powerful painkiller OxyContin changed its formula in 2010 to make the drug more difficult to abuse, they had no idea the move would kick off a huge surge in the use of heroin throughout the United States. While abuse of OxyContin has significantly decreased in the past two years, the use of heroin has almost doubled.
Law enforcement agencies are finding large amounts of heroin in areas where previously it was never much of a problem. ...
Former Oxy Users Switching to Heroin originally appeared on About.com Alcoholism on Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 02:15:00.
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