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Tolerance to Ambien

July 31st, 2012

Tolerance to Ambien can occur after only 4 weeks of prescribed use. Learn more about Ambien tolerance and its connection to dependence and addiction here.

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Is Ativan addictive?

July 30th, 2012

YES. Ativan is addictive, even in some cases when Ativan is prescribed by a doctor. We review what Ativan is made of and how you get addicted to Ativan here.

How does Lortab work?

July 29th, 2012

Lortab works by changing how the brain and body perceive pain. More on Lortab’s uses, side effects, and dangers here.

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What are tramadol withdrawal symptoms?

July 27th, 2012

Tramadol withdrawal symptoms include restlessness, insomnia, sweating and abdominal pain. Risk of seizure is also possible during tramadol withdrawal. More here on what tramamdol withdrawal symptoms to expect during detox here.

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Parents and prescription drug abuse

July 25th, 2012

What do parents need to know about prescription drug abuse? 1. Your kid may be using Rx drugs. 2. Taking someone else’s prescription drugs is illegals. 3. You can proactively help your kids. More on what parents need to know about prescription drugs here.

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Smoking OxyContin

July 24th, 2012

Smoking OxyContin may get you mildly high, but it also can burn your eyes and throat or damage your lungs. We review how smoking OxyContin affects your body and just how safe smoking OxyContin really is here.

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Tolerance to Xanax

July 23rd, 2012

Xanax tolerance can develop within a month or less of consecutive use. Learn more about Xanax tolerance and its connection to drug dependence and addiction here.

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Is Suboxone addictive?

July 22nd, 2012

YES. Suboxone is addictive if you take Suboxone in large amounts, even when prescribed by a doctor. We review what Suboxone is made of, and how you get addicted to Suboxone here.

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How to stop taking Valium

July 21st, 2012

Gradual dosage tapering is suggested when you want to stop taking Valium. There is a risk of inducing seizures during benzodiazepine withdrawal – one of the reasons you should always seek medical attention when you want to stop taking Valium. More here.

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How long does OxyContin last?

July 20th, 2012

OxyContin lasts for 12 hours and is an extended release medication containing oxycodone that’s only taken twice a day. Learn more about OxyContin dosing, duration of action and effects here.

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