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  1. 22 y/o, chronic pain, but now I'm addicted...help!
    ... right now. This is day 2 of withdrawals coming off of oxycontin /oxycodone. I don't know what to do anymore because ... codeine, Lorcet, vicodin, Fentanyl patch and finally Oxycontin . I've been on oxy for about a year and a half now ... pain rehab programs, chiro, epidurals, etc. but the oxycontin is the only thing that gives me some sort of a life...
    ... and it is a serious drug, but no more serious than oxycontin . At least you can stabilize w/o pain on meth. :) ...
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  2. Day 23 Cold Turkey-Oxycontin
    ... years, then started on pain meds. I ended up at 480mg Oxycontin , & 480mg Roxycontin for breakthrough pain. I started...

  3. day 3 no pain killers
    ... You want to know something? When I was abusing Oxycontin after it would wear off my whole body would hurt when...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma

  4. Another Victory, and Happy Moms Day!
    ... So I leaned. She says, "I can get you 80mg oxys ( oxycontin ) for $30 apiece!" "I'm done with those; I'm doing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  5. The Methadone Clinic I've Been Going To
    ... know, kind of treatment. I was snorting 320mgs of oxycontin a day (and more if I could get it, of course; some...
    ... methadone long enough to break the habits of using oxycontin (they say about a year, average) then I'll begin to ... won't be the end of the world. Having a 320mg/daily oxycontin habit, now THAT was the end of the world! You ... that within like two years of watching that show, oxycontin addiction had me on my knees, just praying "a place...
    ... that within like two years of watching that show, oxycontin addiction had me on my knees, just praying "a place...
    ... feel like we have something in common as my DOC was oxycontin and I was right there where you were on snorting approx...
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  6. Need some expertise!
    ... narcotics. By the end of treatment I was taking 40 mg of oxycontin every 4 hrs. and 10 mg oxycodone every 3-4 hours....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone

  7. Please help with advice ~ want to get off meds soooooon!!
    ... much is mental. The doctor wanted to switch me to OxyContin because of the "roller coaster" effect of the short...
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  8. OxyContin Claims another Victim
    ... was in nonstop pain and in her case I thank god for oxycontin , it took her pain to a level to a point which she ... hearing that another person died from drug abuse. Oxycontin is a drug which brings life back to many people who ... need. I know in my case, my friend who past away with oxycontin also was drinking, smoking alittle pot and doing ... they can.I know most drug abuser don't start with oxycontin and the title RE: Oxycontin Claims another victim ... Jerk for writen this but I have seen a good side of oxycontin when not abused.Missy you and your friend are in my...

  9. Hydro habit - STOPPING, Please help/read/post. W/D info
    ... plan ahead like everyone says. I quit my 200+mg/day OxyContin habit Cold Turkey...after 2 days of agony I used some ... days use). I have been addicted to major amounts of OxyContin for 2 years. I have 3 weeks clean under my belt and ... capable of feeling and achieving things on my own. OxyContin and other opiates take away that confidence and trick...
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  10. how do you know?
    ... friendships were non-existent because my best friend was OxyContin . I was mean to my parents when I was sober(or in withdrawal ... Will I ever be able to "recreationally" snort an OxyContin ever again? Never. Missy...

  11. Hydrocodone and Itching
    ... soooo itchy. I remember when I would take alot of Oxycontin at night I would lay down and always have to scratch...

  12. I See Clearly Now!
    ... cold turkey...ANYONE can do it! My life was run by OxyContin for almost 2 years. It controlled every aspect of...
    ... financial...and I know better. Theree is not life with Oxycontin for me. Only a slow death. Missy...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  13. When Will This Cloud Lift?
    ... and now I have to find a substitute. Terrible, this Oxycontin ! Missy...
    ... for it. Of course, it was my own decision to try Oxycontin . I was not prescribed it. It became my sick obsession...

  14. Probably one of the last people you'd expect :-)
    ... alas, here I am. I have taken and stolen Norco and Oxycontin from my husband (who really needs them) and the lying...
    ... this board). I quit cold turkey from a 1000mg a day oxycontin habit and IT WAS HORRIBLE. I will not sugar-coat...
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  15. 1 week no OXYCONTIN CT
    ... been through(and I've been through withdrawal of an oxycontin habit of 560mg/day cold turkey). Ashamed N Scared...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  16. tough love? or softly softly?
    ... few months and then found a doctor to give him more oxycontin . After that I found his heroin and he detoxed again...

  17. You give me hope!
    ... remember at the time I started taking morphine and or oxycontin , I thought what a great thing, not only is morphine...
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  18. Oxycontin Addiction Question
    ... Venture With And Just Found Out That He Has Been Taking Oxycontin For Back And Neck Pain Due To An Auto Accident For ... That He Had Been Sick Since He Has Stopped Taking The Oxycontin 1 Week Ago. I'd Like To Know From People With ... Knowledge About This If A Person Taking Amounts Of Oxycontin That Would Put A Horse Out For A Month Can Just Quit...
    ... lie? What kind of life does he lead? Other than oxycontin have you ever had a problem with him? I will tell ... you this if he was on oxycontin for a few years one week isn't enough. It would take ... black market. All I know is if someone is hooked on oxycontin they will spend every penny they have to get more...

  19. Life after opiates: 8 months later
    ... from an 800-1000mg a day habit on pain pills (mostly oxycontin , but any form of opiate worked well for me). I certainly...
    ... from an 800-1000mg a day habit on pain pills (mostly oxycontin , but any form of opiate worked well for me). I certainly...

  20. How Much Longer W/D Symptom Last?
    ... My son is on 130 mgs of methadone (2 1/2 yrs.) from oxycontin addiction. He's wanting off and it's too hard for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone suboxone

  21. Help ME!
    ... kwears - 25yr recovering opiate ( OXYCONTIN ) addict. 35 days clean today. I'm frm AR...

  22. Not sure what to do
    ... you are waking up with WDs. From what i read online OxyContin is a timed release formulation with a half life of...
    ... bad car accident, then had to detox off two years of OxyContin . She got her doctor to dispense suboxone and after...
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  23. Fentanyl Patch for Withdrawal?
    ... anywhere strong enough to help with these terrible oxycontin withdrawal symptoms? I'm about to give up on giving ... up oxycontin ... I've lost everything to it yet the symptoms upon ... enough so that I can go to work while getting off the oxycontin , anyone know? Thanks so much for any advice you can...
    ... next day. In trying to get my doctor to give me oxycontin , I told him the percocet (three a day) and Soma (two ... lasting long enough. He said he no longer prescribes oxycontin because too many folks abuse it, and he gave me this ... when I'm detoxing. Last month I deduced that from oxycontin I derive (a) energy and (b) a buzz. So I got some...
    ... 50. it would still only be as costly as one day's oxycontin money! And our insurance (TVA) is very good and will ... neighborhood, but not there, not yet.) Withdrawing from oxycontin is getting an invitation to hell, the only bright...
    ... tapered once it's successfully gotten me away from oxycontin . And I'd be saving $300. a week, just in cash (tips ... like I was before my brother died... and best of all oxycontin won't have taken the life of my parents only living...
    ... s the kicker: I HAVEN'T HAD SO MUCH AS A CRUMB OF OXYCONTIN IN OVER 48 HOURS. I've had 40mg methadone daily the...
    ... I do feel a personal victory in that I haven't had oxycontin in over five days, I know that the way I'm doing it ... I must go on with that knowledge. Putting an 80mg oxycontin up my nose and driving down to see his ashes used...
    ... I do feel a personal victory in that I haven't had oxycontin in over five days, I know that the way I'm doing it ... I must go on with that knowledge. Putting an 80mg oxycontin up my nose and driving down to see his ashes used...
    ... I hope the methadone will get me off this terrible oxycontin for good. And then I'll work on the taper from that...
    ... to do for that is to get through it without putting oxycontin up my nose. (Wow, doesn't that make it sound so simple ... , they don't realize that when I lost him I found oxycontin . I'd say I was addicted in better than two weeks...
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  24. Ultram addiction
    ... come off of than some other narcotics like Vicodin or OxyContin . I don't care about a law suit...somebody just needs...
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  25. Rapid/Ultra-Rapid Detox -- Info?
    ... and nurses. It gave me my life back after being on Oxycontin for four years and also unable to taper off of Suboxone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: suboxone

  26. In remission. Off Evil Oxy X3 days
    ... :) I was diagnosed with MCTD. Been On OXycontin X 7 years. In remission. Off all drugs for MCTD. Was...
    ... me high and felt like I was a slug with no brain. Oxycontin was the only pill that did not have that effect on ... weight. I am only 105 pounds. So I went up on the Oxycontin 10 mg so I could take care of all of his needs and ... help with pain. I began having problems on the Oxycontin in the a.m. It made my head feel strange. Not high...
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  27. Please help me!
    ... welll im a recovering addict of oxycontin , and oxy's are basicly 'the hill billy heroin' as...

  28. Are You An Alcoholic? Please Read:
    ... that F......g cycle..... I have been clean off of oxycontin for going on 10 months!!!!!!!!!!! :) I have had...
    ... that F......g cycle..... I have been clean off of oxycontin for going on 10 months!!!!!!!!!!! :) I have had...

  29. 19/M ONE WEEK CLEAN OF OXY's, on zyprexa ..
    ... welll, i finally did it, im clean and off of oxycontin . its been a week, each day gets better, cravings come...
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  30. Recovering from oxy, started zyprexa
    ... I am in recovery from oxycontin , 19/male. im attending sheppart pratt 4 days a week...
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  31. Been On Norco For 2 Years-need Off
    ... brother had gone cold turkey years ago. He was on oxycontin , vikes, everything and his kidneys actually shut down...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  32. Almost Eight Months Clean
    ... Play music 9. Gamble (hey, it's better than sniffing oxycontin .)...

  33. My Story
    ... arent working for you, there is this great drug called Oxycontin " So, That started with 10's 3 times a day, then EVERY...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Tylenol Xanax

  34. Need advice please.........
    ... exactly what you feel like, i am a recovering addict of OXYCONTIN ... and every morning it took me hours just to get ... b/c hydros are a lot easier to taper off of then oxycontin , esp. with your small dose. your lucky that your only ... small dose compared to me, i would take 100-200 mg of oxycontin daily and was miserable everymorning or whenever i...

  35. Oxy withdrawl - used Hydros - They make me a different person.
    ... problem....sigh..... Good job on getting off the oxycontin ! It sounds like you won't have much of a desire to...

  36. 25yr old addicted to opiates
    ... any or all of the following to reach this dosage: oxycontin , Endocet, Hydrocodone, Oxycodone. I know now that...
    ... slipperyslope - I usually was prescribed 80mg oxycontin 2x a day and something for breakthrough pain (oxycodone ... oxycotin for the month, I would crush up 2 - 80mg oxycontin and 4 -10mg tablets of the above for breakthrough ... medication (in some cases she would even give me more oxycontin , but only 40mg tablets) until my next appointment...
    ... Hi Christy I have never taken Oxycontin so I didn't remember that it comes in higher milligrams...
    ... completley, i am 19 year old recovering addict of oxycontin , and its a horrible disease.. it just never ends,...
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  37. Scared
    ... produce the most painless w/d.... cold turkey off of oxycontin is no joke, i swore i was gonna die, or was wishing...

  38. Nomoreocboy
    ... products that say they offer w/d relief. i was on oxycontin and now i can say that im 16 days clean after a year...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  39. Sad reminder
    ... my next door neighbor.He past away last week due to oxycontin overdose.It really does happen.He was 22.I am hoping...

  40. Whats wrong with me?????????
    ... this sounds just like me... im 19/m and addicted to oxycontin .. i tried 4 or more times to just stop, or taper with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol suboxone

  41. My mom is in Rehab
    ... pieces. My mom is 55 years old and in rehab for OXYCONTIN . She has lived with chronic back pain for [/FONT...
    ... pills!!!! She said that the second he said what about Oxycontin ? that it scared her but thought that because he's...

  42. CT tomorrow from Oxy's??????????????
    ... and of course the time release and widely abused Oxycontin . To be able tell you more I would have to know your...
    ... and of course the time release and widely abused Oxycontin . To be able tell you more I would have to know your...
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  43. Help-day 2 sober after YEARS of 20+norcos a day
    ... anything. I called my brother who cold turkey'd off of oxycontin last year or so (who was a complete a-hole at first...
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  44. Senior needs help
    ... bottles of pharmaceutical drugs get my eye: stuff like oxycontin , etc. I keep hoping something's going to get thrown...
    ... your desk and ask "Hey, before we just throw these oxycontin s out, Scot...do you happen to have any use for them ... never took them in excess...and until the dreaded oxycontin entered my life....pain pills were just "a part of ... some point--for me it was the availability of the oxycontin s--we realize that we DON'T have control any longer...
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  45. Diss-ing the dealer - a victory for me!!!
    ... first real determined attempt at getting off of an Oxycontin addiction. It went pretty good, off and on, but I ... off point for getting clean), 9 days clean from any Oxycontin , 9 days clean from any alcohol and 12 days clean from...

  46. New to site and need help
    ... and 5, they are my world. I have been addicted to oxycontin for about 4 months and have been doing them off and...

  47. 7 days off Opiates -
    ... morning will mark 1 full week since I last sniffed any Oxycontin . I sniffed a 40mg oxy and then took a 10mg methadose...
    ... of Methadose at that time. So, It has been 7 days oxycontin free, 7 days beer free and 75 hours with no Methadose...
    ... and you will-- as long as you stay far away from oxycontin . Probably gonna be one of "those" nights, do you...
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  48. My experience with 12 step support
    ... other types of pain killers. My main DOC was sniffing Oxycontin and popping mathadose tablets or hydrocodone 10/650s...
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  49. Newbie -- Percocet weaning/withdrawal?
    ... 05), my doctor put me on a two week supply of 20mg. Oxycontin s, twice a day, and told me to take a 5mg. of Percocet ... me to give it two more weeks and refilled both the Oxycontin and the Percocet (for another two weeks). I went ... ago for another follow-up, and he gave me even more Oxycontin and more Percocet. I have never taken more than ... recommendation, when the pain is bad) .... before the Oxycontin , I was taking one 7.5 mgs. Percocet three times a ... bedtime (yesterday was the first day I didn't take any Oxycontin ), along with my muscle relaxers. I was extremely ... to be in. I still have plenty of Percocet (and 30 Oxycontin that I haven't filled yet) to be able to just keep...
    ... been a bad idea since your body was used to 4mg of oxycontin a day and now has nothing but hte perc's which are...
    ... in your post. Tina is right, you should fill the oxycontin and taper so you don't have trouble with the blood...
    ... quite a bit of it (as well as the two scripts for Oxycontin and more Percocet that I haven't filled yet). Thanks...
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  50. desperate, confused and hurting
    ... is the difference between oxycodone HCL 30 mg and oxycontin ? i always hear that oxycontin is like the mother of...
    ... him this board. It might really help. I've had oxycontin before, but not oxycodone. Oxycontin is very powerful...
    ... is that oxycodone hcl 30mg is the generic for the oxycontin 30mg.Therefore they are the VERY same medicine..To ... clarify(and I am a nurse and a recovering addict) oxycontin 30mg contains 30mg of oxycodone..does that make any...
    ... was a mess watching him kill himself with heroin and oxycontin . I was fortunate he chose me and got clean and stayed...
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  51. Can someone give me their opinion? (Hydro/Oxy)
    ... reading some of the newer threads, to take just enough ( oxycontin 80's are my DOC, and I use hydrocodone 10/500 when...
    ... like, if I make $25 in a night, then it's one 40mg ( oxycontin ), $55 it's an 80mg, and just like that. And when...
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  52. Please help. Oxy addiction Question
    ... friend(I promise, it's true.) She is addicted to Oxycontin and has recently had herr 6 week old baby taken from...
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  53. Team Buzz
    ... read in the warnings and side effects part of the Oxycontin prescribing reference that there is a really rare...

  54. Tapering off Oxycontins
    ... very first post I unfortunatley have been abusing oxycontin for about one yr and my highest does was 60- 80mg...

  55. Staying Clean off the Oxys
    ... and wisdom. Since 1999, I have been addicted to Oxycontin . At the end of my using I was up to about 2 1/2 80...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  56. I need some info about a specific med
    ... now suffer chronic back pain. My doctor tried me on Oxycontin but I just couldn't function on it. I was too stoned...
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  57. It's too quiet this morning!!
    ... tylenol and 10 mg of the oxycodine, and 60 20mg of the oxycontin . When I would get my script of oxy I would not take...
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  58. Cannot believe my PM office
    ... Staff, For the past -- months, I have received --- oxycontin from your practice. This prescription was for confirmed ... asked him to design a medically approved taper from oxycontin for me to follow. My goal was to discontinue oxy...
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  59. help with start of recovery
    ... are as much an addict as the person taking 200mg of Oxycontin a day. There is no minimum or maximum requirement...
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  60. quick question
    ... ospitalized a few months ago after she admitted to snorting Oxycontin . Since then my family has kept a very close eye on...
    ... There, Seeing how your sister had/has a problem with Oxycontin most likely (I am 99% sure) the 40 that your sister ... was talking about IS oxycontin ! When people talk about oxycontin they refer to them...

  61. Hi every one I am new here and I have a drug problem
    ... this site I am a 26 year old male. I have been taking oxycontin and percocet's for around 2 years. I have nothing...
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  62. I hit my bottom almost 2 months ago
    ... years, it became very, very bad. I was addicted to oxycontin . And in big ways. I have a neck problem...herniated ... seeing a pain management Dr. that was prescribing oxycontin 40mg. every 12hrs with percocet 10mg every 8 hrs for ... seeing a pain management Dr. that was prescribing oxycontin 40mg every 12 hrs with percocet for breakthrough and ... month trying to stop the pnemonia. So, now i was on oxycontin , percocet, vicodin es, xanax, valium, and diet pills ... I never thought i could or would stop taking the oxycontin . it's just ashame i had to figure it out this way...
    ... kids, and my house. That's hard enough. throw some oxycontin into the mix and i know, i will lose it all. God...
    ... never felt pain like the pain of withdrawling from oxycontin and the rest of the mess i was on. but, on the sixth...
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  63. How long does it take to feel normal?
    ... this site I am a 26 year old male. I have been taking oxycontin and percocet's for around 2 years. I have nothing...
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  64. I'm SO TIRED of being addicted!
    ... last year that was doing meth, crack, coke, weed and Oxycontin . He was a very messed up little boy. His parents...

  65. Tapering off morphine, how low do I need to go?
    ... to eventually taper up. I battled a 1000mg a day oxycontin addiction. I tapored down to 10-20mgs a day. I was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  66. A little support please...
    ... Christine fears her health. When she was using oxycontin it masked her feelings of it. Now that she's clean...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone

  67. I Don't Know What To Do Anymore
    ... only sibling, my brother Steven, became addicted to oxycontin after a successful surgery, he made the terrible decision ... average $40./ night. I pay $25. apeice for 40mg. oxycontin , which I take daily. If I have it, I'll take 160 ... -200 mgs. of Oxycontin a day. But usually I can afford only the one, which ... can't put it into words. To say that the amount of oxycontin I have directly affects my daily activities is a horrific ... please get a comfortable taper going and stop. All oxycontin is - well, it's like a Lortab that doesn't wear off...
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  68. I Need Help.....please Read, Advice, Something!
    ... addition-when that stopped working, my dr. switched me to Oxycontin ..same ole' same ole' even 80 mgs stopped working....
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  69. Sighns to Look for
    ... some of the sighns be? The drug in question is " oxycontin " does anyone have any points to look out for? ...
    ... themselves from others, etc.. you might do a search on oxycontin addiction and read as much as possible on the net...

  70. Day 9 and still jumpy/scared...
    ... right to snorting about 900mg.........yes 900mg of oxycontin A DAY...........titrated myself back down to 50mg...
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  71. advice please about oxycontin withdrawal
    ... will find many posters here who have tried to give up oxycontin and will share their personal experiences as well...
    ... that this was my main motivation for wanting off the Oxycontin ), and it very well might be helpful to give a good ... clarity, energy, and certainty, and I know that avoiding Oxycontin will help facilitate that. The question is—will...
    ... clarity, energy, and certainty, and I know that avoiding Oxycontin will help facilitate that. The question is—will...
    ... guarantee you a full blown addict would never flush oxycontin down a toilet. As far as the withdrawals are concerned...
    ... do with addiction or related issues. Actually, the Oxycontin withdrawal was relatively painless and easy compared...
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  72. Steady Progress
    ... 19 lol oops not 16-19. DOC: Opiates (vicodin, then OxyContin ). Dose: 80-120mg of opiates a day. Used for about...
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  73. Afrin Question and Congrat to Goddess
    ... addicted to nasal spray as a result of a 3 year sniffing oxycontin addiction. I went to my doctor and he prescribed...

  74. I did it !!!!
    ... was wondering if it's methadone your taking or maybe oxycontin ??????..........Dave :)...
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  75. I want to make a Difference
    ... watched my 24 year old son almost kill himself with oxycontin and heroin. I had to call the police on him once because...


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