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Is Bunavail effective?

Is Bunavail effective?

Yes, Bunavail buccal film is an effective maintenance medication prescribed for the treatment of opiate addiction. More on its effectiveness and how it works here.

2 Long term effects of Ambien addiction (INFOGRAPHIC)

Long term effects of Ambien addiction (INFOGRAPHIC)

Is Ambien addictive? Yes, Ambien is highly addictive. More here on how Ambien works + the consequences of use. If you find it useful, please SHARE it with your friends!

1 How is Antabuse prescribed?

How is Antabuse prescribed?

Antabuse is prescribed by a medical doctor. However, Antabuse is NOT for everyone. More here on the prescription and use of Antabuse for alcoholism

How long does Vivitrol stay in your system?

How long does Vivitrol stay in your system?

Vivitrol injections trigger an initial, transient peak about 2 hours after administration, which is followed by a second peak occurring approximately 2-3 days after injection. More on how Vivitrol metabolizes here.

Is Revia addictive?

Is Revia addictive?

NO. Revia is a non-addictive and safe medication that has zero abuse potential – it doesn’t get you high. Read more about what Revia is made of and how it’s used here.

How long does Depade stay in your system?

How long does Depade stay in your system?

The elimination half-life of naltrexone and the metabolite 6-ß-naltrexol ranges between 4 and 13 hours. However, Depade’s duration of action will depend on your dosing schedule. More on the metabolism of Depade here.

Adverse effects of meth on the brain (INFOGRAPHIC)

Adverse effects of meth on the brain (INFOGRAPHIC)

How does meth affect the brain? A brief list of effects here! Check this infographic and give us your feedback in the comments section at the end.

Madonna's quotes on drug use and drinking (INFOGRAPHIC)

Madonna’s quotes on drug use and drinking (INFOGRAPHIC)

Madonna has said, “I don’t take drugs; I never did,” only to later confess, “I mean, I tried everything once”. Read more quotes about drugs and psychoactive substances from the lips of Madonna here.

REMS: Rethinking the Public Response to Drug Overdose Death

REMS: Rethinking the Public Response to Drug Overdose Death

Educating prescribers about the risks of ER/LA pain medicines can have some impact on prevention of overdose deaths. Look at the statistics, approaches and what yet needs to be done to prevent drug overdose fatalities, here.

Why aren't people receiving medication assisted treatment? (and why access is so important)

Why aren’t people receiving medication assisted treatment? (and why access is so important)

Why push for medication assisted therapies in the treatment of heroin or opioid addiction? An in-depth Q&A here with Paul Samuels, the Director and President of the Legal Action Center on why and how people SHOULD be able to access medications for addiction treatment.

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