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What drugs are most commonly abused?

Drugs that are most commonly abused include opioid pain medications, central nervous system depressants like sleeping pills and sedatives, or anxiety medications like Valium or Xanax. Other drugs that are prone to abuse are some stimulant medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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