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Category: Prescription Drug Abuse

Xanax Addiction: Signs, Effects and Detox

December 15, 2023
Xanax is a central nervous system depressant belonging to the benzodiazepine class of drugs. Typically, benzodiazepines are safe for short-term use, with doc…

What are the Signs of Vicodin Abuse?

October 13, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that over 20% of American adults suffer chronic pain to some degree. Vicodin is a popular and potent opioid pai…

The Dangers Of Mixing Klonopin And Alcohol

September 1, 2023
Mixing Klonopin and alcohol can be extremely dangerous due to their mutually enhancing effects. Both substances are central nervous system depressants. Thus,…

Understanding the Three Types of Benzodiazepines

June 2, 2023
There are three types of benzodiazepines to be aware of when prescribed these central nervous system depressant drugs. First, benzos are primarily prescribed…

What Is Oxymorphone?

February 10, 2023
What is oxymorphone? An opioid commonly prescribed for chronic pain management. Binding to and activating receptors in the brain and spinal cord, these medic…

How Does Drug Rehab Aftercare Work?

November 4, 2022
After a successful struggle with detox and treatment, the topic of drug rehab aftercare has emerged in your conversations. Finally, when you believe you have…

What Are the Effects and Dangers of Synthetic Drugs?

October 14, 2022
Synthetic drugs made to imitate the effects of other drugs are available in stores, gas stations, and streets. The dangers of synthetic drugs are cause for c…

How To Tell If Someone Is Addicted To Prescription Drugs

May 20, 2022
The popularity of prescription drugs has skyrocketed over the course of the last 50 years. As technological advancements add to our lives, so too, has the fi…

How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last?

April 15, 2022
There’s no denying that benzodiazepine dependence has skyrocketed in America over the past 20 years. These highly addictive pills, commonly known as benzos, …

How Do Opiates Affect The Brain?

April 8, 2022
Over the last two decades, opiates have swiftly become one of the most widely used and misused drugs in America. Easily, accessible, widely available, and hi…
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