Can’t quite grasp alcoholism as a “disease”? A look at the basics of defining alcohol addiction and its treatment, here.
Is your loved one drinking too much? The experts at Allies in Recovery explain how the CRAFT model can help your family identify and intervene into alcoholic situations.
NO. Antabuse is not addictive. In fact, Antabuse is used for treating patients who suffer from chronic alcoholism. We review what Antabuse is made of and its other properties, here.
Campral has an elimination half-life of anywhere from 20 up to 30 hours. How does Cmapral work in the body? And can it really help recovering alcoholics? We explore here.
The terminal half-life of a regular dose of acamprosate ranges anywhere from 20-30 hours. Acamprosate reaches steady levels within 5 days of regular dosing, while peak concentrations occur within 3-8 hours after administered dose. More on acamprosate and its metabolism 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.
How can a mobile monitoring device really help alcohol relapse prevention? We interview Brad Keays, the CEO and inventor of Soberlink, on this new approach to alcohol relapse prevention using technology.