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Do pills really count as a drug? - October 12th 2009, 03:22 AM

Pills...I dont really classify them as a drug.

I smoke weed when i really feel sick. But i take pills everyday.
Someone mentioned how tylonel and T3s shouldnt be taken everyday.
But why not? I have a constant head ache, i need tylonel and advil and anyting i can get. Sometimes i take pain pills, Codine. But does that really count as drug abuse? I just like the feeling i get. and if i dont take a few pills at least in the morning i feel horribal all day. I need them. Im just scared someone will judge me about this.

Even if i use alcohol with them. I feel like everything is better when i use both at once. But why is this so bad? Its not cocain or anything...not meth or heroin. Just pills.

Is this really so bad?
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Re: Do pills really count as a drug? - October 12th 2009, 03:36 AM

A drug is defined as a "habit-forming medicinal or illicit substance," so I would say pills are drugs. You can become addicted to pills just like any other drug. Just because they can be prescribed legally and found over the counter does NOT make them any less dangerous. In your previous post you said:

I just like the feeling i get. and if i dont take a few pills at least in the morning i feel horribal all day. I need them... I feel like everything is better when i use....
To me, this sounds exactly like something someone would say about heroin, meth, cocaine, or any other drug. People do it because they like the "feeling [they] get" and they "need it," which shows an addiction to the substance, whether physical or emotional.

Codeine, one of the drugs you said you used, is an opiate, which I'm sure you would class with heroin and meth. It can be prescribed for health reasons, but if it is used for any other reason it's considered to be drug abuse. Really, anything you can grow dependent on is a drug. And based on your post, you seem to be dependent on these pills. Please be careful.

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Re: Do pills really count as a drug? - October 14th 2009, 08:33 AM

are pills a drug? lol honey, yes. i was addicted to every pill under the sun at one point. when taken daily they ruin your orgins, they ruin your mind, are extremely addictive, and can cause almost any ailment through side effects(stomache pains, nausia, allergy to UV rays, vision loss, hearing loss, weight gain/loss, infertility, you name it.)

i chose to stop doing pills once i saw my best friend have to sit in her own puke for an hour hiding under a porch after stealing pills and the owners comminghome. guess why she puked? just from being in the sun. it was the saddest thing i ever saw watching her nawd in and out under a porch sitting in vomit. i watched that girl go from an intelligent beautiful girl to an obese idiot. ive seen alot of friends go that way. and they never know the difference until its too late.
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