No. Disulfiram does not directly address alcohol cravings. Instead, it is used as a deterrant to drinking, producing uncomfortable symptoms if the user drinks alcohol while taking disulfiram. More here.
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Yes, Valium shows up as a benzodiazepine and is detected in many 5-10 panel drug testing kits. In fact, urine concentrations of metabolites are detectable for several days to weeks after last use of Valium. More here on drug testing for Valium.
Subutex (buprenorphine) can be detected in the system for about 72 hours. More on the detection window and metabolism of Subutex here.
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Yes. Many insurance plans include a section for prescription meds like Antabuse. Learn more about average cost of Antabuse with (and without) insurance here.
Suggestions on how to deal with an Adderall addict and Adderall addiction here.
Methadone is prescribed through a medical doctor for pain. But when prescribed for people who are coping with drug addiction, there are many regulations for its prescription. More on methadone prescriptions here.
Yes, Subutex works to stop cravings, block withdrawal symptoms, and prevents “dope sickness” as well as the euphoric “high” from heroin and other opiate based drugs. More on how Subutex works here.
How do you really help an addict? We review some effective tactics here.
Yes, methadone lessens the symptoms of opiate withdrawal blocks the effects of opiate drugs. More on how methadone can help with withdrawal here.