NO. Vivitrol is not addictive. In fact, Vivitrol has zero abuse and addiction potential. We review what Vivitrol is made of and how it’s used here.
alcohol addiction treatment
NO. Acamprosate is not addictive. In fact, this medication has no known addiction potential. We review the properties of acamprosate (and how it affects the brain) here.
No, you cannot get high on Antabuse. In fact, Antabuse has no euphoric effect. For more details on Antabuse’s mechanism of action, continue reading here.
Disulfiram is eliminated slowly from the body and can affect the system up to 1-2 weeks after last dose. More on the metabolism of disulfiram here.
No, acamprosate does not get you high or have euphoric effect. More here on its mechanism of action in the central nervous system.
No, you cannot get high on disulfiram. More here on how this medication works to stop people drinking.
What’s it like to go to rehab while on probation? An insider look here.
How can you make it through the holiday season (and its parties) and still stay sober? 5 Tips from a recovered alcoholic here.
Is total abstinence too extreme? Is moderation a viable option in addiction treatment? We review here.
You can help an alcoholic in the process of identifying the problem as well as helping research appropriate treatment options. More on how to do this here.