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What is the definition or description of: percocet addiction?

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Dr. Vikram Patel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Addiction: Addiction is more politically correctly called drug diversion. Any use of a medication that is sedative, analgesic or has depressive or stimulating brain effects, if used without proper indication may be called addiction. Doing unnatural activities to gain a drug is also addiction (taking a gun to doctors office, stealing drugs etc)
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