Where did it all start? More on the opioid epidemic and today’s over-prescription of painkillers. Why do people abuse opiates and how can they be treated? The scoop here.
Narcotic painkiller addiction is currently diagnosed in teenagers…which brings the risk of cross-addiction to heroin. More on prevention programs and what parents can do here.
Naloxone is a medication that can help reduce opioid overdose deaths and save the lives of thousands of people. What are the benefits and should it be available OTC? Learn more here.
Yes, fentanyl is a Schedule II substance under the Controlled Substances Act. More on this legal definition, fentanyl’s abuse potential and narcotic status here.
What kinds of treatments can you expect when going to rehab for Xanax addiction? A brief (but thorough) review here.
Ambien (zolpidem) is a hypnotic sedative prescribed as a sleep aid. But, it can cause some adverse side effects in those who use it. Learn more about the safety and effectiveness of Ambien, here.
Constipation, nausea and sleep disturbances are only few side effects of OxyContin. What are the others? Check out here, plus all facts on Oxycontin
What are the main effects of Ritalin (on the body and brain)? We review the postitive and negative effects of Ritalin here.
Campral is a medication intended for treating alcohol dependent people who are trying to abstain. Is this medication safe or are there any unwanted side effects from its use? We explore your questions here.
Revia is a brand name medication for a Rx drug containing naltrexone. While Revia is generally a safe medication, what precautions should you take when considering this med? More here, with a section at the end for your questions.