The World’s Most Addictive Drugs – Are You Hooked?

In 2018 more Americans overdosed (both accidentally and intentionally) on prescription drugs than on any other potentially addictive chemical substance – combined. This once overlooked epidemic has only increased over the last 3 years, but at least has lead to greater awareness about addictive drugs and their dangers. While this scourge continues, Americans are now learning more about the devastating effects of all addictive substances, both legal and outlawed. Here is some of what we’ve learned so far about the most addictive drugs on Earth.

Narcolepsy Treatment Market Sees Substantial Demand

Revenue from narcolepsy treatment, globally is projected to stand at a valuation of $3.8 billion, registering an annual growth rate of 5.7 percent, from 2018-2028. Future Market Insights (FMI), in its newly published market intelligence outlook, highlights substantial demand for narcolepsy treatment in North America. Narcolepsy treatment landscape in Europe, will witness significant revenue growth given the rising affinity toward adoption of prescription treatments and adherence to the same on a long term basis.

Oxycodone Market will Register High Growth

Expanding at a rather modest annual growth rate of 4.6 percent, the global market for oxycodone is projected to reach a revenue of $4 Billion in 2028—showcasing an absolute dollar opportunity of $181.3 million, through 2018-2019. Future Market Insights, in its recent analysis of the global oxycodone market, elaborates on the key market dynamics, opportunity assessment, and regional and competitive landscape analysis, for a period spanning 2018 to 2028.

Demand for Hospital Injectable Drugs to Witness Rapid Surge

Pharmaceutical sector is growing at a significant rate due to increasing prevalence of diseases, growing awareness and rising government initiatives. Injectable drugs refer to the medications that are introduced in to the patient’s body with the help of injections. They are injected directly into the blood stream with the help of injectable devices such as syringes and needles. On the basis of their formulations, injectable drugs market can be classified into microspheres, liposomes and nanoparticles. 

Increasing Incidence Drives Osteoporosis Drugs Market

Osteoporosis is a common disease characterized by porous bone structure, lower bone mass and reduced bone strength. Osteoporosis is a condition where the regrowth of bone is slower than the breakage of bone. It is estimated that worldwide around 200 million population are affected with osteoporosis and it causes around 9 million fractures annually which is a major public concern as the estimated cost of osteoporosis is about 19 billion in United States only.

Anticoagulant Reversal Drugs Industry to Set Phenomenal Growth

Reversing the effects of anticoagulants including novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs), Vitamin K antagonist and others is a major concern in clinical practice especially during life-threatening bleeding episodes and emergency surgery. Approvals of NOACs in last decade has increased the usage of these factor Xa inhibitors in preventing and treating various medical conditions such as stroke, pulmonary embolism, atrial fibrillation, and deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

Porphyrias Treatment Market Plying for Significant Growth

Porphyrias is a rare genetic disorder which can cause skin or nerve problems. Porphyria that affects the nervous system is known as acute porphyria whereas which affects the skin is termed as cutaneous porphyria. There are various types of porphyria which are generally classified into two categories: erythropoietic and hepatic. Erythropoietic forms are caused by problems in RBCs whereas hepatic forms of the disorder are caused by problems in the liver.

Mother Pleads for Daughter After Arrest in Oklahoma

Shara Cumins was arrested for drug trafficking in Oklahoma on Dec. 22.

Shara issued the following statement to Communal News:

My name is Shara Cumins and I have pain and suffering on my heart….. My 11 month year daughter is currently in foster care do to a bad decision I choice to make to support my family….. I am currently facing charges but not yet convicted of drug trafficking….. I was on the road with my daughter as I was being stopped by the police and I was currently arrested and they took my child into custody in Oklahoma….. True enough I had marijuana in the car almost 100 pounds but my daughter does not need to suffer behind my actions…. My family amd friends was not contacted to come and get my child nor was I giving time to come and get my child from DHS custody….