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Why Do Opiates Make You Itchy?

January 16th, 2021

What is in opiates that makes the skin itch severely, and what can be done to prevent this side effect from occurring?

Why Are More Men Alcoholics?

January 15th, 2021

Women generally consume less alcohol than men and are less likely to develop certain risk factors for alcoholism, but why is that the case?

Do Opiates Make You Sleepy?

January 13th, 2021

Opiates make you drowsy and when intoxicated you often nod off for a bit, but do opiates truly make you sleepy, and is this dangerous?

What to Do If You’ve Relapsed on New Years

January 10th, 2021

Relapses often happen around New Year's Eve at alarming rates because there is a lot of pressure and stress surrounding the holiday season.

Is Dilaudid More Powerful Than Percocet?

January 5th, 2021

Percocet is considered weaker than Dilaudid because it's prescribed for less severe injuries or surgeries, while Dilaudid is for strong chronic pain.

How Potent is Buprenorphine?

January 4th, 2021

Buprenorphine is a powerful medication that is 25 to 100 times more potent than morphine but is significantly different from standard opioids.

Can You Get High on Methadone?

December 30th, 2020

Methadone has been known to produce a “high” when taken in extremely high doses so this opioid-based drug can be abused and is addictive.

How Does Buprenorphine Maintenance Work?

December 28th, 2020

Medication-Assisted Treatment that includes buprenorphine can prove to be a beneficial tool in cases of severe opioid addiction.

When Did Opiate Abuse Start in History?

December 25th, 2020

Opiates weren’t always a problem in our society. They were intended, like all medications, for a good purpose, but that did not last long.

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