Trazodone works by altering the chemical balance of serotonin in the brain. More on trazodone’s uses, side effects, and dangers here.
Thursday, June 28th, 2012
Mixing lorazepam and alcohol can cause memory loss, loss of inhibition and irritability. But you increase risk of overdose when you mix the two. More here on harms and warnings for mixing Lorazepam with alcohol.
Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
OxyContin is used to manage pain. More on OxyContin’s uses, side effects, how to identify problems with OxyContin here.
If you take Ambien long-term (more than 4 weeks at a time), Ambien use can lead to Ambien dependence or addiction. More on Ambien dependence, abuse, and addiction liability here.
It’s difficult to overdose on hydrocodone alone. But hydrocodone is usually combined with other, more dangerous medications. More on hydrocodone overdose, drug poisoning, and safe dosing for hydrocodone here.
No, Cialis is not addictive. More on Cialis here.
Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
Valium (diazepam) is an anti-anxiety medication prescribed in doses betwen 2 and 10 mg several times daily. More on Valium dosage, cost, and prescriptions here.
SPECT nuclear imaging tests shows how blood flows to tissues in the brain, and show marked changes after chronic drug use. More on using SPECT for drug and alcohol addiction treatment here.
Thursday, June 21st, 2012
Helping a heroin addict requires you get past your anger. More here on where to get educated, take care of yourself and make plan to help a heroin addict.
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.