Buprenorphine can stay in your system and be detectable up to 4 days after ingestion. With a long half life (24-60 hours) and slow onset, buprenorphine is becoming the preferred medication for opiate addiction treatment. More on buprenorphine bio-availability and tracking here.
Amphetamines stay in your system for 24-48 hours. But heavy use can be detected up to 7 days after ingestion. More on how long amphetamines are in your body here.
No and yes. Adderall is not speed, but they act the same way in the brain. More on differences between Adderall and speed here. 1. Adderall contains amphetamines. 2. Speed contains methamphetamine.
Yes. You can get addicted to Adderall. Are you? Learn more about how Adderall affects the brain and who's most likely to get addicted to amphetamines here.
What contingency management interventions are most common? And most effective? More about using vouchers, gift cards, and cash in drug addiction treatment to improve outcomes here.
We present the basics of contingency management treatment as it relates to substance abuse and drug addiction treatment here.
Nicotine is highly addictive. We explore just how much and why here.
In this real story about addiction, meet Marylee and Cowboy from the Rosebud Reservation in Lakota Country, South Dakota. They share their story about alcoholism and meth addiction in an exclusive interview here.
Nicotine is a natural product found in tobacco. But do tobacco companies add nicotine to cigarettes? How much nictotine is added to cigarettes? More here.
We review the difference between normal hydrocodone withdrawal symptoms and side effects of hydrocodone detox here.
Yes, you can get addicted to Benadryl. But it's rare. When do you develop tolerance to the sedative effects of diphenhydramine? When does Benadryl addiction occur? And are you at risk? We review here.