Thursday, September 8th, 2011
The half life of buprenorphine is between 24-60 hours. Learn why buprenorphine half life is so long and the difference between half life and distribution half life here.
Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
One dose of buprenorphine (found in Suboxone) stays in your system and can be detected in urine for 3 days. Learn more about Suboxone half life and detection times here.
Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Yes, you can become addicted to Bingo and gamble compulsively. It does not matter what game you become addicted to, if you show symptoms of gambling addiction, you have a problem. Learn more about Bingo addiction.
Monday, September 5th, 2011
Yes, you can get addicted to weed. If you smoke chronically, your risk of addiction is high. More on weed addiction here.
Sunday, September 4th, 2011
When taken as prescribed, Adderall increases dopamine slowly in the brain. But you can get high on Adderall in high doses, or by crushing, snorting or injecting it…while Adderall addiction risk increases. More here.
Saturday, September 3rd, 2011
Most people DO NOT get high on Zoloft. In fact, less than 1% of people who take Zoloft get high on it. Learn why not, plus a brief look at Zoloft addiction risk.
Friday, September 2nd, 2011
Yes, alcohol withdrawal can be fatal, especially for severe cases of alcohol dependence. But most serious problems that can kill you during alcohol withdrawal are preventable and can be managed. More here.
Thursday, September 1st, 2011
Is fake weed harmful? Yes, fake weed ingredients can cause harm. The active compound present in legal weed is a synthetic cannabinoid(s). More here.
Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Drugs behave on brain circuits in common ways. Neuroscientist, Dr. Paul Farrow, reviews brain circuits and drug use. What happens in the mind of a drug addict? Find out here.
Monday, August 29th, 2011
What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.