Ritalin (methylphenidate) may cause sudden death, heart attack or stroke in people with heart defects or serious heart problems. More here on risks and adverse effects of Ritalin here.
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For those of us who love addicts, letting go can be terrifying. But life can be so much more! Read on for encouragement when getting out a codependent relationship with an addict (from someone who's been there). Then, your questions are welcomed at the end.
Subutex (buprenorphine) has a low abuse potential. The risk of developing addiction is also low. However, some people grow an uncontrollable need and compulsion for Subutex, which is characterized as addiction. Read more details, here.
Benzodiazepine withdrawal can be debilitating. How can you support yourself during detox? Five (5) facts and considerations here. With a section at the end for your questions and comments.
Are you an addict in recovery? Guess what? Your story matters. Here's a unique opportunity to gather some tips on how to tell your story and make a difference. Daniel Maurer shares with us practical tips from his personal and professional expertise. Click to learn more!
What kinds of federal legal consequences do you face if you are found guilty of a drug offense? The Legal Action Center helps us understand laws and penalties of drug use. More here
Yes, Revia can help address strong cravings that occur during alcohol withdrawal. However, Revia can precipitate symptoms of narcotic drug withdrawal, quickening and worsening their severity. Find out more about how Revia helps with withdrawal (and addiction treatment) here.
Addiction does not stop with the addict. It impacts the entire family. Suggestions on how your family can heal after addiction here.
Yes, Suboxone addresses drug cravings. Suboxone contains both buprenorphine and naloxone to decrease your desire for opiates and to block their effects should you take them. More on how Suboxone works as a complement to addiction treatment here.
The general onset of Adderall detox symptoms occurs within a few hours after Adderall effects wear off. And the length of time until detox resolvescan vary from weeks to months later, due to post acute withdrawal symptoms (PAWS). A general Adderall detox timeline here.