How long does Dilaudid stay in your system?
Dilaudid stays in your system and can be detected by drug tests for 2-3 days after last use. More on Dilaudid in the body here.
How long does Concerta stay in your system?
Concerta is a stimulant that stays in your body a little longer than one day. Learn more about the bioavailability of Concerta, its addiction potential and drug screening information here.
Can you get addicted to Benadryl?
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.
Can you get high on promethazine?
Yes, promethazine affects the central nervous system and can get you high. But when combined with codeine, promethazine hydrochloride can lead to psychological and physical dependence. More on promethazine use and addiction characteristics here.
Can you get addicted to ibuprofen?
No, you cannot get addicted to ibuprofen. But some drugs that are combined with ibuprofen such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and pseudoephedrine can be addictive. Learn more about ibuprofen combination medications here.
Top 10 adverse side effects of prescription drugs
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has created a fact guide about prescription and obver-the-counter medications. We review the top three classes of prescription drugs typically misused, and their side effects in this brief synopsis.
Prescription drug abuse: What pills are we popping?
Americans currently abuse three classes of medications: depressants, pain killers, and stimulants. But what’s the difference between Ambien and Adderall? Learn more about subclasses and medication brand names here.
Signs of prescription pill addiction
What red flags indicate that prescription pills have become a problem in your life? Prescription pill addiction can be characterized by increased tolerance for a drug or by withdrawal symptoms when the drug is not taken. But what are some other signs of Rx dependency? More here.
Social causes of prescription drug addiction
For almost 10 years, prescription medication abuse has been second only to marijuana use in the U.S. It is a fast growing epidemic that affects our youth, our adults and our seniors. But why are Americans misusing prescription drugs? And what social institutions have contributed to the growth of prescription drug addiction? We investigate here.
Top 10 search queries for prescription drugs online
Over 54,000 people search the internet to buy prescription drugs (legally or illegally) every day. Although some search terms are generic, others are highly specific and targeted by medication. Here’s a brief look at the Top 10 keywords related to buying prescription drugs online.