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Signs and Symptoms of Dilaudid Abuse

Signs and Symptoms of Dilaudid Abuse

Signs and Symptoms of Dilaudid Abuse Dilaudid abuse or addiction has a lot of physical symptoms that include painful withdrawal and dependence, as with most opioid-based drugs. Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is an opioid narcotic medication that is used to treat severe pain. It is said to be 5-10 times more powerful than morphine. Dilaudid is also … Read more

My Loved One is Addicted to Dilaudid

My Loved One is Addicted to Dilaudid

My Loved One is Addicted to Dilaudid If your loved one is addicted to Dilaudid, there are several steps you can take to get them quickly admitted into a detox and rehab program. Dilaudid is a potent prescription painkiller, one that is frequently used for the treatment of severe pain-related disorders and is very rarely … Read more

Can You Get High on Fentanyl Patches?

Can You Get High on Fentanyl Patches?

Can You Get High on Fentanyl Patches? You can get high on fentanyl patches when you take them other than as prescribed but it’s very dangerous and can lead to a quick overdose. Fentanyl abuse and addiction have taken the country by storm in recent years. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 59.8 … Read more

How Long Does Diazepam Last?

How Long Does Diazepam Last?

How Long Does Diazepam Last? Diazepam is the generic equivalent of Valium and brings with it the dangers of any other benzodiazepine. Though an effective anti-anxiety agent for short periods of time, Valium can also be highly addictive.    Diazepam (Valium) is a highly addictive sedative that belongs to the benzodiazepine class of medications. It … Read more

Drug Abuse Affect Your Liver

Does Drug Abuse Affect Your Liver?

Does Drug Abuse Affect Your Liver? Almost everyone knows that alcohol has a major impact on one’s liver, but some drugs of abuse can also cause significant long-term liver damage. Your liver is responsible for breaking down everything ingested and absorbed into the bloodstream and filtering out the toxins so your body can absorb any … Read more

How Long Until You're Addicted to Heroin?

How Long Until You’re Addicted to Heroin?

How Long Until You’re Addicted to Heroin? Heroin is very potent and addictive, so it’s unlikely that an individual who has been abusing this drug will be able to quit long-term on his or her own. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that heroin is a potent opioid drug derived from morphine, which is … Read more

Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Healthy Relationships in Early Recovery

Healthy Relationships in Early Recovery One of the benefits of early recovery, and one of the things that make staying in the same place a whole lot easier, is the development of healthy relationships. Those in early recovery will be told not to make any major changes during the first year of their sobriety. Why? … Read more

Mixing Benzos and Alcohol

Mixing Benzos and Alcohol

Mixing Benzos and Alcohol Those who mix prescription benzodiazepines and alcohol often do so in hopes of increasing the effects of both chemical substances which can have dangerous results. Those who mix prescription medications and alcohol often do so in hopes of increasing the effects of both chemical substances. The truth of the matter is … Read more

Can You Inject Valium?

Can You Inject Valium?

Can You Inject Valium? Those who inject Valium without the help of a medical professional are at serious risk of dangerous and life-threatening side effects. Valium, the brand name for the sedative drug diazepam (a benzodiazepine), is most commonly used for the treatment of anxiety-related disorders and symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. The prescription medication might … Read more

Signs and Symptoms of Adderall Abuse

Signs and Symptoms of Adderall Abuse

Signs and Symptoms of Adderall Abuse How do you know if you or someone you love is addicted to Adderall? We’ve put together several common signs and symptoms of Adderall abuse. Adderall is a potent and highly addictive prescription stimulant, used to treat individuals who are suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (more commonly known … Read more