Opioid Prevention Toolkit

OPIOID & HEROIN AWARENESS TOOLKIT A Prevention Guide for Families

Commonly Abused Prescription Medications Pain Medications – a class of the most abused prescription medications among adults and teens. Opioids, a term commonly used to describe both pain medications and heroin, can be ingested in various ways. Prescription opioids are typically taken in pill form and sometimes with alcohol to intensify the effects. They can be crushed to sniff, snort or injected, as can heroin. Some commonly abused medications include: • Codeine [Promethazine Syrup with Codeine; Tylenol w/Codeine] • Hydrocodone [Vicodin, Lorcet, Lortab, Norco) • Hydromorphone [Dilaudid] • Meperidine [Demerol] • Methadone • Morphine [MS Contin] • Oxycodone [Oxycontin, Roxicodone, Percocet, Endocet, Percodan] • Buprenorphine [Suboxone/Subutex] • Fentanyl [Sublimaze] Percocet 5 mg Percodan 4.5 mg

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Sedatives – most commonly refer to anti-anxiety medications, the most abused include: • Alprazolam [Xanax] • Clonazepam [Valium, Diazepam] • Lorazepam [Ativan] • Temazepam [Restoril] • Zolpidem [Ambien] Stimulants – abused medications to treat ADHD/ADD include: • Amphetamine [Adderall] • Methylphenidate [Ritalin, Concerta]

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Please visit these sites for detailed information about prescription medications:

https://www.drugabuse.gov/drugs-ab use/prescription-medicinesbuse.gov https://www.drugabuse.com/library/pr

Steroids – are prescribed and also abused: • Anabolic steroids [Anadrol, Durabolin, Depo-Testosterone]

escription-drug-abuse/ https://www.drugfree.org

Commonly Abused Street Drugs • Marijuana/K2/Spice/Synthetic Marijuana • Dabs • Cocaine • Solvents/Aerosols • MDMA/Ecstasy or Molly • Bath Salts • Heroin • LSD • Methamphetamine



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