Common side effects of anabolic steroid use are jaundice fluid retention, high blood pressure, increases in LDL cholesterol, severe acne, and in rare cases, liver and kidney tumors.
Individuals who use Xanax recreationally and illicitly or abuse the drug even when prescribed will often go to many different doctors to try and obtain more of the drug.
An OxyContin overdose is extremely serious and most likely requires hospitalization; additionally, the person may need the temporary assistance of a ventilator until the effects of the drug wear off completely.
Ending methadone treatment is much more difficult than other opiates due to the severity of the related withdrawal symptoms.
During 2009 over 1 million Americans used Ecstasy for the first time, which is a significant increase from the 894,000 first-time users reported in 2008.