How is hydrocodone prescribed?
Hydrocodone can prescribed in many doses and combination formulas by an M.D. in an inpatient or outpatient setting, or in a pain management clinic. As an opiate medication used to help manage pain, hydrocodone is only available by prescription due to its addiction liability. More on how hydrocodone is prescribed here.
How to stop taking Ambien
You stop taking Ambien by gradually reducing (tapering) your Ambien dose. Experts suggest a taper schedule of withholding an Ambien dose every other day or every third day. Learn more about the principles and protocol behind Ambien cessation here.
Can you overdose (OD) on OxyContin?
Yes, you can overdose on OxyContin, especially if you haven’t taken the medication before. More on OxyContin overdose, poisoning, and safe doses here.
Is heroin addictive?
YES. Heroin is highly addictive. We review what heroin is made of, and how you get addicted to heroin here.
What are Vicodin withdrawal symptoms?
Common Vicodin withdrawal symptoms can appear a few hours after your last dose of Vicodin and may include: diarrhea, stomach pain, sweating, and chills. More here on Vicodin withdrawal symptoms, including how long you can expect symptoms to last.
How to stop taking Percocet
When ready to stop taking Percocet, gradually reduce your dose over several weeks or months. More guidelines to stopping Percocet here.
What is Xanax withdrawal?
Xanax withdrawal is a set of symptoms you experience when you cut back on Xanax dosage or quit taking Xanax totally. More here on what Xanax withdrawal is like and what helps relieve Xanax withdrawal symptoms here.
How long does Adderall withdrawal last?
Acute Adderall withdrawal occurs within the first few days after your last dose. However, protracted Adderall withdrawal can take weeks to months to resolve. More on how long Adderall withdrawal lasts here.
What does smoking Vicodin do to you? An ineffective high, smoked Vicodin can result in irritation of the eyes, respiratory system, and lungs. Just how safe is smoking Vicodin? We review here.
Tolerance to Ambien
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.