Can limiting pain pill prescriptions reduce the overall number of deaths associated with abuse of opioids? We take a look at example states and offer an overview: If it works… all states should follow suit!
Becoming addicted is like entering a dark and encompassing labyrinth. Learn how to help yourself, a friend, or a loved one facing Percocet addiction here.
Initial effects of Adderall kick in anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes after administration. Effects peak at 3 hours with Adderall IR and at 7 hours with Adderall XR. Learn more about the onset and duration of Adderall effects here.
Yes, Ambien can be addictive. In fact, Ambien addiction can develop after only two weeks of regular use.
There are a number of physical signs and symptoms that can suggest someone is addicted to OxyContin. More on how to recognize and treat OxyContin addiction here.
How much Ritalin can lead to an OD depends on the individual, the condition, physical health, age, body mass, tolerance to methylphenidate, and other factors. More on Ritalin overdose risk, symptoms, and what to do in case of an OD, here.
For a start, you can help your tramadol addicted friend or loved one by showing readiness to participate in the process of their recovery. More ideas on how to help a tramadol addict, here.
Acute Ritalin detox usually lasts for 3-5 days. But most of the symptoms should resolve within 2-3 weeks after your last use. Get a better picture about Ritalin detox timeline and schedule, here.
How can doctors responsibly prescribe opioid medications to patients? A review of a landmark case from 2015 AND recommendations from former DEA Special Agent, Warren Rivera, here.
The best way to come off Ativan is to consult your doctor about it FIRST. Stopping abruptly can be dangerous and can cause a number of unpleasant withdrawal effects. Read this article to find out how to safely stop using Ativan.