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Abscesses from Intravenous Drug Abuse

August 12th, 2020

Besides viruses and inflammation, other health issues can come over time with the repeated injection of drugs, including an abscess.

How Long Until You are Addicted to Xanax?

August 8th, 2020

How easy is it to become addicted to Xanax, and how many times will it take before an individual develops a life-threatening Xanax dependence?

Career Options for Recovering Alcoholics

August 7th, 2020

There are plenty of ideas for jobs that appeal to recovered addicts, and for which people in recovery from addiction may be well-suited.

Does Xanax Help With Insomnia?

August 5th, 2020

Xanax will ultimately make you very sleepy, however, due to its short half-life, it is not as effective as other medications and has a high risk for dependence and addiction.

Pros and Cons of Methadone Maintenance

August 1st, 2020

Methadone binds with opioid receptors in the brain to block the feelings of intoxication that are generally associated with opioid abuse and dependence.

Why is Bromazepam Not Prescribed in the United States?

July 30th, 2020

Bromazepam is not prescribed in the United States but is a benzodiazepine similar to many others that are available such as Valium and Xanax.

Is Valium an Addictive Medication?

July 28th, 2020

Once a person has a tolerance to Valium’s effects, they could also have withdrawal symptoms if they stop taking it because it's an addictive medication.

Is Suboxone More Effective Than Methadone?

July 25th, 2020

Methadone and Suboxone are both opioids. While methadone is used to treat chronic pain and opioid addiction, Suboxone is only approved to treat opioid dependence.

Can You Get Seizures From Abusing Tramadol?

July 24th, 2020

Some side effects from Tramadol abuse are rare such as seizures but they are possible if taking high doses of Tramadol recreationally.

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