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Prescription Drug Abuse can lead to Drug Addiction

Prescription drug abuse is when you take a medication for a reason other than why the doctor prescribed . It has become an increasing problem which is affecting all age groups including teens. Drug abuse may become ongoing and compulsive, despite the negative consequences.

The most commonly abused prescription drugs are:

  • Opioids used to treat pain, for example medications containing oxycodone
  • Anti-anxiety medications and sedatives
  • Stimulants, such as methylphenidate

The common reasons of prescription drug abuse which are commonly found in adults and teens are:

  • To feel good or get high
  • To relax or relieve tension
  • To reduce appetite or increase alertness
  • To experiment with the mental effects of the substance
  • To maintain an addiction and prevent withdrawal
  • To be accepted by peers or to be social
  • To try to improve concentration and academic or work performance

Early identification of prescription drug abuse and early intervention may prevent the problem from turning into an addiction. But once one has got in the addiction the next step it to choose for the best Drug Abuse Treatment Rehab Centers near you.

Among various Addiction Rehab Centers in Asia; one of the leading and most successful rehab center is Serene Retreat Addiction Rehab Center. It is located in Malaysia with its clients across east and west and branches across Malaysia.

To know more about Serene Retreat Treatment programs or for booking an appointment with our experts you can reach us via Call/Whatsapp +60146872268 or visit our website

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