What’s really going on with opiates, opioids, and Rx painkillers in the U.S.? Expert Warren Rivera – a former DEA Special Agent with years of experience in drug diversion – explores here.
How is doctors’ reluctance to prescribe painkillers leading to more synthetic drug use? What opioids are being created in the labs and how are people using them? We explain here.
A review of the PROs and CONs of using medications for managing chronic pain. More from physician, Dr. Michael H. Lowenstein, MD here.
What are the physical, emotional and social challenges in the treatment of opioid dependence? Clare Waismann explains major issues in treating the growing population in this article. Plus, she addresses what factor effective treatments for opioid dependence need to address. More insight here.
No, Ultram is usually not detected on standard drug tests that screen for a panel of only 3 or 5 drugs. But, Ultram (tramadol) WILL show up on toxicology screening for opioid prescription medications. More on Ultram drug tests, detection, and timeline here.
A brief look at the trends and dangers of synthetic opiates often mixed with heroin: fentanyl and/or carfentanil. Buyers beware!
Are “safe sites” that facilitate heroin use helping or hurting the opiate epidemic in the U.S.? A review of what’s happening on the ground by Clare Waismann, founder of the Waismann Method®. More here.
Ultram addiction treatment includes physical and psychological therapies which need to be carefully monitored by medical professionals. More about the available treatment options and resources for Ultram addiction help here.
Yes, Vicodin can lead to addiction. Read about what Vicodin’s chemistry, what makes Vicodin addictive, and the ways you can avoid addiction…plus, more here.
There are a number of physical and behavioral signs and symptoms that can suggest someone is addicted to opioids. More on how to recognize and treat opioid addiction here.