Since you don't have to inject, snort or smoke these drugs, some consider a prescription drug dependency more "socially acceptable" than heroin, crack or coke. But, Dr. Oz says, the effects are just as devastating.
"If you're going to the drugstore to pick them up or accessing them legally through the Web, then for a lot of folks, that passes the litmus test. So you can trick your moral barometer, but what you don't trick is your physical skills to cope with the addictions," he says. "That's where the bottom falls out."