Adderall levels peak in the bloodstream about 3 hours after taken orally, compared to 7 hours for Adderall XR (extended release). But when is Adderall out of the system totally? More here.
A brief review of the side effects of Adderall (which can also be addictive) so that you can decide if you want to take Adderall, or not.
Withdrawal from oxycodone (OxyContin) can be hell. Tips on finding help, getting treatment and managing OxyContin withdrawal symptoms here.
Yes, OxyContin (usually prescribed for moderate to severe pain) can cause euphoric effects. Learn how, when and why here.
Cold turkey withdrawal from OxyContin can be done. But doctors think it inhumane and therapeutically unrealistic. Learn what meds can help during OC withdrawal, and how medical detox for Oxy Contin withdrawal can help you.
Vicodin is six times stronger than Codeine. But experts recommend generic codeine for its long track record of effectiveness, safety, flexibility and cost. More comparisons on codeine and vicodin here.
No. OxyContin has not been associated with weight gain in medical trials. But some other side effects of OxyContin may contribute to weight gain. More on weight gain and OxyContin here.
What other kinds of pain meds are there that are NOT a narcotic? Dr. Burson lists alternatives to narcotic pain medication here.
Most people wait a 4-6 weeks before they notice improvements for symptoms of depression on Zoloft. But some symptoms ease in 1-2 weeks. More here on how long you take Zoloft before it works.
Why are nearly 30 million prescriptions for Zoloft written a year? Top 5 reasons why so many people are on Zoloft here.