What to expect when you leave an addict (or lose them to addiction)...from someone who's been through it.
Some great tips for avoiding pitfalls of substance abuse in your later years. Plus, where you can go for help if needed! Seriously required reading.
Withdrawal from Fentanyl can begin in the first 24 hours following cessation of use. While symptoms intensify about 72 hours after use, they usually resolve within 7-10 days. More here on Fentanyl and withdrawal symptoms here.
Prescribed buprenorphine is an important part of pharmacological treatment for heroin, opiate, or opioid addiction. But how can it be used most effectively? We explore Q&As on buprenorphine with one of the first prescribers of Suboxone, Dr. David Simon, M.D. More here!
If someone that you love is in active addiction, what do you do? An explanation of three (3) behaviors to avoid here, with a section at the end for your questions.
As a semi-synthetic drug, Buprenorphine is used to treat chronic and severe pain and to help recovering opiate/opioid users avoid withdrawal. But, is it addictive? Find out here:
Antabuse is a prescription medication intended for the treatment of alcohol dependency. Read more about how to take it safely here.
An in-depth look at the difference between dependence and addiction from the perspective of Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist and industry thought leader, Dr. Harold Clifton Urschel, M.D. More here on what’s REALLY going on when you take pain meds and how to get honest about a possible problem.
Yes, Depade is a relatively safe medication for use in drug or alcohol dependence. More here on the safety and efficacy of Depade for addiction, with a section at the end for questions.
What is methadone and does it work as a treatment for opioid addiction? Methadone helps treat opioid addiction and keeps addicts off of heroin. Why is it not being used more widely? Derek Simon, Ph.D. helps us explore this issue here.