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Brighton Prescription Drug Abuse Lawyer


If you were arrested for buying or selling prescription drugs, then it is important that you retain a Brighton criminal defense attorney who can protect your rights. Russell Defense Firm can provide the knowledge and support you need to face the charges for your drug offense.

You could incur penalties of jail, fines, license suspension, and more, so you need to ensure that you have an experienced lawyer from the firm to help you build a strong case for your innocence.


There are countless types of pharmaceutical drugs that police accuse individuals of misusing. The government has been so worried about the increase of abuse, that many states and counties have units that are specifically devoted to investigating and prosecuting drug crimes. According to recent statistics, here are some of the most abused prescription drugs:


A central nervous system stimulant that combines dextroamphetamine and amphetamine. It is most commonly used to treat ADHD and other attention-deficit disorders. Some use this to stay up at night, whether to work late on the job or study for an exam. The Controlled Substances Act defines Adderall as a Schedule II drug. If you've been arrested for Adderall abuse in Brighton, then you may be facing jail time and fines, depending on the amount and intent of your alleged offense.


A sedative, also known as Zolpidem, that is used to treat insomnia by balancing your brain chemicals. Since it has a low risk of dependence, Ambien is classified as a Schedule IV controlled substance. Those accused of abusing Ambien or using it in a crime should immediately contact our drug attorney!


An opioid formed from hydrocodone and acetaminophen. It is a Schedule III drug due to its hydrocodone content. Individuals convicted of possession could be facing a misdemeanor, while sales can incur felony penalties.


An opioid formed from oxymorphone that treats constant pain. Government officials are recognizing Opana as the new drug of choice. If you've been arrested for illegal possession or distribution of Opana, then you could be facing serious charges.


A powerful pain killer for patients who need extended relief. OxyContin is derived from oxycodone, also being commonly known as Oxys or Roxies. According to the Controlled Substances Act, Oxycontin is a Schedule II drug. In Massachusetts, if you are arrested for Oxycontin, then you may incur jail time, loss of license, and fines.


Also known as diazepam, is a benzodiazepine that is used to treat anxiety disorders. Since it is a Class C drug, those who are found in possession or Valium without a prescription may be charged with prescription drug abuse. If you need a lawyer to fight your valium charges, then our Brighton criminal attorney is more than happy to review your case.


A combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone that is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Vicodin is a Class C drug, as it contains opioid pain relievers. Arrested for Vicodin possession or trafficking? Russell Defense Firm can assist you in defending yourself against the prosecution.


A benzodiazepine prescribed to those who are suffering from panic disorders and anxiety attacks. It is able to obstruct brain receptors so that excitement is decreased. If you have been charged with abusing Xanax, then it is important to find an attorney to help you avoid penalties of fines, jail time, and license suspension.


At Russell Defense Firm, Attorney Adam Russell prepares your case himself from beginning to end. He wants to make sure that you are properly defended for your prescription abuse charges. Come to the firm in Brighton, MA to learn more! Russell Defense Firm proudly serves the entire Boston metropolitan area. Take advantage of the free case evaluation today.

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If you or a loved one has been arrested and booked for a criminal offense, contact Russell Defense Firm right away. The firm is relentless in its defense of clients' rights and freedoms. Adam believes that his approach to addressing problems and working diligently to find solutions can lead to acquittals or significant reductions in charges for your case.

Contact the firm for a free case evaluation if you have questions. The firm serves all of Boston and the communities of Brookline, Newton, Waltham and Wellesley.