Oxycodone the active ingredient in OxyContin and hydrocodone are the most
popular drugs among Americans who abuse prescription painkillers, a new study
Gender, personality and age were all factors in drug preferences. OxyContin
was favoured by those who like taking risks and prefer to inject or snort drugs
to get high. Young males are likely to fit that profile, the researchers noted.
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