Prescription Medication Addiction

15 06, 2019

Prescription Drug Abuse: A Huge Problem Among US Youth

2019-06-16T02:13:18+00:00June 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Studies show that young adults are the biggest prescription drug abusers in America. How bad is the youth drug problem and what’s driving it? Gabby never intended to become a drug addict. In fact, the young woman never even touched an illegal drug. But, like many fellow young people, she found herself spiraling into unexpected drug addiction. She was [...]

4 06, 2019

Percocet vs. Norco – The Differences in the Two Drugs and How They Result in Addiction

2019-06-06T18:06:08+00:00June 4th, 2019|0 Comments

Certain prescription medications can be addictive for some people. They are often used for pain, but they contain chemical properties that lead to abuse and addiction. Two of the drugs in this category are Percocet and Norco. Derived from Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, these two medications can be dangerous, especially for someone with an addictive past. If you take either [...]

2 06, 2019

Hydroxyzine High: Why Atarax Is So Appealing to Those Seeking

2019-06-06T18:05:49+00:00June 2nd, 2019|32 Comments

Hydroxyzine High: Why Atarax Is So Appealing to Those Seeking Hydroxyzine, or Atarax, is one of the oldest antihistamine drugs created, and is capable of creating euphoric sensations or a ‘hydroxyzine high’ without becoming addictive. This medication was first synthesized in 1956, but it is still widely used today. In fact, it’s one of the most popular antihistamines available [...]

1 06, 2019

8 Drugs that Don’t Mix with Prozac

2019-06-06T18:05:31+00:00June 1st, 2019|15 Comments

Prozac is a common antidepressant prescribed to treat depression that cannot be mixed with other medications or illicit drugs. Doctors are diagnosing more and more Americans with depression. With rising depression rates, it's no surprise that 13% of Americans take antidepressants. The depressants help stabilize and lift their moods, so they can live their life to the fullest. 8 [...]

25 05, 2019

The Dangers of Snorting Adderall

2019-06-06T18:03:15+00:00May 25th, 2019|2 Comments

The dangers of snorting Adderall are plentiful, and yet, people still do it. Why would anyone snort Adderall anyway? Snorting Adderall is a way to get the drug into the system faster than taking the pills. The downside is that it can and does have devastating consequences on the body. The Dangers of Snorting Adderall Many people use Adderall [...]

21 05, 2019

Everything You Need to Know about Vyvanse Misuse, Abuse and Dependence

2019-06-06T17:56:45+00:00May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

While most people are familiar with ADHD prescription stimulants such as Adderall or Ritalin, fewer patients are knowledgeable about Vyvanse, another prescription-only amphetamine. While marketed as a safer alternative to other medications with higher potential for abuse, there are still some significant concerns about Vyvanse that you should be aware of. “We treat prescription drug addiction and accept many [...]

17 05, 2019

Benzedrine Addiction: Some Things You Need To Know

2019-06-06T17:55:50+00:00May 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Benzedrine Addiction: Some Things You Need To Know Perhaps the most dangerous drugs are the ones that are mildly hallucinatory, highly addictive, or at least somewhat socially acceptable. Benzedrine abuse fits into all three categories. How Does Benzedrine Affect Your Mind and Body? “Bennies,” the first pharmaceutical drugs to contain amphetamines, initially appeared on American store shelves in 1933. [...]

13 05, 2019

Prescription Crystal Meth – How Common Is Desoxyn Abuse?

2019-06-06T17:55:04+00:00May 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Prescription Crystal Meth – How Common Is Desoxyn Abuse? Desoxyn is a central nervous system stimulant, used mostly to treat severe cases of ADHD or obesity that are non-responsive to other treatments. It is one of the strongest stimulants a doctor can prescribe, and because of its potency, it’s frequently subject to abuse. When used above prescribed doses, it [...]

7 05, 2019

Gabapentin (Neurontin) Abuse: Why It’s Not Likely But Still Happening

2019-06-06T17:53:53+00:00May 7th, 2019|3 Comments

As far as prescription drugs go, gabapentin might seem like it’s not addictive. After all, it’s not scheduled as a controlled substance. The schedule categories display the addiction potential of a drug. Most painkillers, psychiatric medication, and stimulants are controlled by the government. You do still need a prescription to buy gabapentin, of course. But the lack of a [...]

26 02, 2019

FDA Approves Dsuvia for Treating Acute Pain

2019-03-14T22:54:33+00:00February 26th, 2019|0 Comments

News that the FDA approved Dsuvia, an opioid 5 to 10 times more potent than fentanyl, at the end of 2018 has made headlines across the country. This had led to a huge uproar among the community, as many believe that this prescription drug will only worsen the opioid epidemic that the country is facing. https://www.youtube.com/embed/yG8zr0L3wtk There are differing [...]