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Symptoms Signs and symptoms of prescription drug abuse depend on the specific drug.
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Treatment Treatment options for prescription drug abuse vary, depending on the type of drug used and your needs.
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People who take potentially addictive drugs as prescribed rarely abuse them or become addicted.
What opioid medications do Opioids are a broad group of pain-relieving drugs that work by interacting with opioid receptors in your cells.
Depending on the type and dose of the drug you've been taking and how long you've been taking the drug, it may take weeks or even months to gradually and safely reduce your dose and get off your opioid medication.
For others, particularly with opioids, drug addiction begins when they take prescribed medicines or receive them from others who have prescriptions.
Your personal history and the length of time you use opioids play a role, but it's impossible to predict who's vulnerable to eventual dependence on and abuse of these drugs.
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