Stress can be one of the major role players I getting someone drawn towards the drugs. To forget the stress and achieve a feeling of relief, people tend to surrender to various drug abuse or alcohol addictions. But stress is not just only factor involved in getting a person addicted to these substances. Another cause for getting addicted or getting drawn towards these addictions as adults is physical or sexual abuse incidents faced in the childhood. These scars remain in the minds of these people and may haunt them from time to time. To get away from such thoughts or forget those painful memories, people start abusing drugs, which temporarily take gives them a feeling of detachment and also a feeling of being happy. Though these activities work as a coating which wears away right after the high is reduced. This was the vicious circle continues.
Prescribed drugs play major role in the healing or recovery process of a person. The doctors prescribe various drugs which help the patients in relieving from the pains, helping to get sound sleep etc. all these medicines are aimed at healing the ailing bodies of the patients. Percocet is one of the narcotic drugs prescribe by the doctor to get relief from pains. This drug is highly addictive, as the dependency can be developed within a week’s time. This brand is highly controlled due to its high addictive properties. These tablets contain a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen (Tylenol). It is classified as a schedule 2 narcotic by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and is regulated in use because it has a high potential for abuse.
This drug cannot be refilled without proper prescription of the doctor. The addicts initially go via a legitimate route of a doctor, but later follow illegal ways to obtain this drug. Percocet gives a feeling of euphoria and well being. It is not as powerful or as fast acting as inject able narcotics (heroin or morphine) but effects the body in a similar fashion. Percocet drug addiction leads the addicts go to any extent to get hold of this drug. They get involved with the illegal drug community which involves those who may be taking multiple narcotics or seeking drugs simply for the effects, without any valid medical reason. A typical Percocet addiction treatment includes detox, counseling sessions, behavioral therapies etc.