EPharmacies Raises Awareness For Rising Prescription Drug Overdose Incidents

According to ePharmacies.com, the most common type of prescription drug abuse comes from painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin.

Popular prescription drug search website ePharmacies.com has taken upon itself to raise awareness of the dangers involving overdose of prescription drugs as part of its campaign to educate the general public about the dangers of various over-the-counter drugs that can be bought at local pharmacies. According to research carried out by ePharmacies.com, prescription drug overdoses were the cause of nearly 40,000 deaths in the US in the year 2010. The research went on to reveal that this number has steadily risen for years 2012 and 2013.

According to ePharmacies.com, the most common type of prescription drug abuse comes from painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin. Many of these drug abuse practices lead to death or severe medical conditions. ePharmacies has compiled this research data and aims to educate the public regarding this issue via means of sharing on social media and blogging platforms. As part of the awareness program, the website provides users with readable material in the form of blogs and infographics on several subjects relating to the abuse and overdose of prescription drugs. One such currently trending blog relates to famous celebrities who died from overdosing on various over-the-counter prescription drugs.

ePharmacies owner, Cary Byrd stated that this initiative had been taken following the "astonishing number of drug overdose related incidents in the US, that have risen steadily over the past 11 years." According to the firm, they are deeply concerned regarding this steady rise in the number of incidents and wish to educate more and more people about implementing safe practices while consuming prescription drugs.

About ePharmacies.com

ePharmacies is a leading drug price comparison website that helps people compare various online and mail order pharmacies with a view to making the purchase and delivery of online prescription drugs simpler and more affordable via means of vigorous screening process that ensures the quality and safety of every pharmacy listed on the site. Apart from providing price comparison services, ePharmacies also alerts users to the benefits and drawbacks of online prescriptions.

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