Category: Drug Addiction

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Adderall?

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Adderall? adderall pills

Adderall has many undesirable short-term effects, but its long-term effects can also be extremely disruptive and harmful to your overall health. This is especially true if you’re abusing it. The main long-term effects of Adderall include:1 Heart damageIncreased risk of heart attack Increased risk of strokeWeight loss/malnutritionMood disordersSeizuresRespiratory problemsUlcersSkin problemsPanic attacksDepression Addiction or other behavioral disordersOverdose If […]

Xanax Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment

Xanax Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment xanax pills

Xanax is one of the most frequently prescribed medications in the U.S. However, just because it’s prescribed by doctors doesn’t mean it’s safe for recreational use. Like other prescription drugs, misusing Xanax can cause dependence and addiction, and once you’re addicted, it can be difficult to stop. Xanax withdrawal symptoms can be very uncomfortable and […]

What Happens When You Mix Ambien and Alcohol?

What Happens When You Mix Ambien and Alcohol? man holds ambien pills and a glass of alcohol

Many Americans take sleep aid medications like Ambien to combat insomnia. However, combing Ambien with other addictive substances like alcohol can lead to serious consequences. Ambien and alcohol are both depressants, which will amplify side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, slowed heart rate, trouble breathing, and more. Combining any amount of Ambien and alcohol is not […]

What Are Whippits?

What Are Whippits? wihppits and balloons

Inhaling nitrous oxide gas from balloons or whipped cream chargers may seem like harmless fun, but it can also become a dangerous habit. Although nitrous oxide isn’t exactly heroin, misusing it comes with serious risks and can open doors to more serious substance abuse problems down the road. Table of contentsWhat Are Whippits?What Are Other […]

How to Help Someone With a Gabapentin Addiction

How to Help Someone With a Gabapentin Addiction man abuses gabapentin with alcohol

Table of contentsWhat Is Gabapentin (Neurontin)?Is Gabapentin An Opioid?How Is Gabapentin Used for Addiction Treatment?How Long Does Gabapentin Last?Can Gabapentin Be Abused?What Are Side Effects of Gabapentin Abuse?Can You Overdose on Gabapentin?Is Gabapentin Addictive?What Are the Signs of Gabapentin Addiction?What Are Gabapentin Withdrawal Symptoms?Pregabalin vs. Gabapentin: What’s the Difference?How to Stop Taking GabapentinGabapentin Addiction Treatment […]

How Does Addiction Affect A Person Emotionally?

How Does Addiction Affect A Person Emotionally? woman suffering from addiction

Table of contentsWhat Are the Emotional Side Effects of Substance Abuse?What Is Emotional Instability?What Are the Signs of Emotional Instability?How Does Addiction Affect the Emotional Health of Family and Friends?How to Develop Emotional Stability in RecoveryBegin Your Recovery From Addiction at Briarwood Detox Center When a person becomes addicted to alcohol or drugs, it wreaks […]

OxyContin vs. Oxycodone: What’s the Difference?

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Table of contentsWhat Are OxyContin and Oxycodone?What Is the Difference Between OxyContin and Oxycodone?OxyContin vs. Oxycodone: How Effective Are They?What Are the Side Effects of OxyContin and Oxycodone?What Are Dangerous OxyContin/Oxycodone Drug Interactions?How Frequently Are OxyContin and Oxycodone Abused?What Are Common OxyContin and Oxycodone Withdrawal Symptoms?What Is the OxyContin and Oxycodone Half-Life?How Long Does Oxycodone […]

List of Prescription Opioids Strongest to Weakest

List of Prescription Opioids Strongest to Weakest pain medication bottles

Table of contentsOpioid Pain Medication List: Strongest to WeakestCarfentanilSufentanil (Dsuvia)FentanylHydromorphone (Dilaudid)Oxymorphone (Opana)Methadone (Methadose, Dolphine)MorphineHydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab)CodeineMeperidine (Demerol)Tramadol (Ultram)Get Help for Opioid Addiction Prescription opioids are some of the most commonly used drugs to treat pain. However, consistent misuse of these drugs continues to be an ongoing epidemic in the U.S. and elsewhere. More than 191 […]

Top 3 Most Addictive Anxiety Medications

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Table of contentsHow Do Anti-Anxiety Medicines Work?Can You Get Hooked On Anxiety Medication?Top 3 Most Addictive Anxiety MedicationsWhat Are Signs I Might Be Addicted to My Anxiety Medicine?Is There a Non-Addictive Anxiety Medication?What Are Some Natural Remedies for Anxiety? Anxiety disorders affect nearly a quarter of the American population every year.1 People with anxiety disorders […]

What Are Effective OTC and Natural Adderall Alternatives?

What Are Effective OTC and Natural Adderall Alternatives? OTC pills and bottle

Many people are searching for ways to improve their energy levels, mental focus, and attention to perform better at work or school. If you’re currently taking Adderall, you are likely aware of its risks and side effects and you may be looking for a natural alternative. Table of contentsOTC Adderall AlternativesAre Natural Alternatives to Adderall […]

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