Bunavail buccal film is the newest innovation in buprenorphine delivery for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence. Learn how is Bunavail supplied and used here.
Yes, Nalmefene can be used to treat alcoholism. Nalmefene works by reducing the positive reward effect of alcohol and affects its sedative and dysphoric properties. More here on Nalmefene as a treatment for alcohol addiction (with a section for your questions at the end).
Naltrexone is used to help people stop drinking or prevent opiate drug abuse. The length of time it stays in the system depends on mode of administration? Read more on how naltrexone is metabolized here.
No. Vivitrol injections do not prevent withdrawal symptoms that may occur when you stop drinking alcohol or using opiates/opioids. More on how Vivitrol works to treat symptoms related to addiction here.
Methadone can be prescribed for pain by a licensed physician in the U.S. However, when methadone is used as an opiate/opioid substitution therapy, practitioners are required to be registered with the DEA as a Narcotic Treatment Program (NTP). More on the legal distribution of methadone here, with a section for your questions at the end.
Yes, Ritalin (methylphenidate) is classified by the Drug Enfocement Administration as a Schedule II narotic. But is Ritalin a medical narcotic? More on its medical and legal classification.
Depade is a non-addictive medication and does not produce euphoric effects. So, NO. You can’t get high on Depade. But, do you want to know more about this medication? Read more here.
What are the main effects of Ambien on the body and brain? A thorough review of common side effects of Ambien here, with a section for your questions at the end.
Depression, diarrhea, vomiting are just a few symptoms that can occur during hydrocodone withdrawal. Although acute withdrawal usually resolves in 7-10 days, protracted symptoms can last for weeks. More here on getting help to ease withdrawal symptoms here.
Hydrocodone is habit forming. As a frequently prescribed drug, hydrocodone use can lead to addiction. What are the signs of addiction and how it is treated? Read more, here.