Archive for June, 2012
Dependence on Adderall
Dependence on Adderall occurs after 2-3 weeks of regular use. How can you end Adderall dependence? And how to tell the difference between dependence and addiction? We explore here.
What is Ambien used for?
Medically, Ambien is used to help treat insomnia and sleep disorders. Recreationally, people take Ambien to get high. More on Ambien’s uses, side effects, and dangers here.
Can you overdose (OD) on Valium?
While it is difficult to overdose on Valium alone, there are risk associated with taking large amounts of the drug. More on how much Valium is safe for you and Valium overdose here.
How does Vicodin work?
Vicodin works by changing how the brain and body perceive pain. Vicodin affects the brain via hydrocodone, an opioid agonist. More here on how fast Vicodin works and for how long. Plus, what you can do to make Vicodin work better.
How is Ambien prescribed?
Ambien is prescribed in doses of 5 or 10 mg, taken once daily. More on Ambien dosage, cost, and prescriptions here.
How does hydrocodone work?
Scientists still don’t know exactly how hydrocodone works. In general, hydrocodone works as an opiate agonist by changing the way the brain and body perceive pain. More here on hydrocodone’s action on the central nervous system.
Dependence on Xanax
Dependence on Xanax (alprazolam) can develop after only 1-2 weeks of taking the drug regularly. So how can you treat Xanax dependence? We review here.
How to stop taking Ritalin
The best way to stop taking Ritalin is to gradually reduce your daily dose over the course of several weeks. Here, we review the side effects of stopping Ritatlin as well as the risks of stopping cold turkey. Learn how to stop taking Ritalin safely here.
Pros of halfway houses
Living in a halfway house provides you with an immediate community of recovery support. More pros for halfway house living here.
How long does Xanax last?
Xanax effects last for about 4 hours, although alprazolam stays in your system considerably longer. Learn more about Xanax dosing, dangers, and more here.