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Is bath salt addictive?

June 30th, 2012

YES. You can easily become addicted to taking bath salt. More about what bath salt is made of, bath salt addictive-ness and the potential risks of bath salt here.

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How does trazodone work?

June 29th, 2012

Trazodone works by altering the chemical balance of serotonin in the brain. More on trazodone’s uses, side effects, and dangers here.

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Mixing lorazepam with alcohol

June 28th, 2012

Mixing lorazepam and alcohol can cause memory loss, loss of inhibition and irritability. But you increase risk of overdose when you mix the two. More here on harms and warnings for mixing Lorazepam with alcohol.

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What is OxyContin used for?

June 27th, 2012

OxyContin is used to manage pain. More on OxyContin’s uses, side effects, how to identify problems with OxyContin here.

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Dependence on Ambien

June 26th, 2012

If you take Ambien long-term (more than 4 weeks at a time), Ambien use can lead to Ambien dependence or addiction. More on Ambien dependence, abuse, and addiction liability here.

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Can you overdose (OD) on hydrocodone?

June 25th, 2012

It’s difficult to overdose on hydrocodone alone. But hydrocodone is usually combined with other, more dangerous medications. More on hydrocodone overdose, drug poisoning, and safe dosing for hydrocodone here.

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Is Cialis addictive?

June 24th, 2012

No, Cialis is not addictive. More on Cialis here.

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How is Valium prescribed?

June 23rd, 2012

Valium (diazepam) is an anti-anxiety medication prescribed in doses betwen 2 and 10 mg several times daily. More on Valium dosage, cost, and prescriptions here.

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SPECT for drug addiction and alcoholism treatment

June 22nd, 2012

SPECT nuclear imaging tests shows how blood flows to tissues in the brain, and show marked changes after chronic drug use. More on using SPECT for drug and alcohol addiction treatment here.

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Help heroin addict get help and recover

June 21st, 2012

Helping a heroin addict requires you get past your anger. More here on where to get educated, take care of yourself and make plan to help a heroin addict.

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