ativan withdrawal

Ativan Withdrawal Symptoms and Relief

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Ativan, just as other benzodiazepines like Xanax or Valium, is a drug that is great…until it isn’t. While these medications are intended for short-term relief of anxiety or insomnia, the fact is that they are so effective that it becomes…
Opana Withdrawal

Oxymorphone—Opana Withdrawal Symptoms

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Opana, the brand name for oxymorphone hydrochloride, is a powerful narcotic used to manage moderate to severe pain. As with other prescription opioids, Opana is a highly addictive drug. Even those patients who take Opana as prescribed can find…
accidental drug overdose

Treatment for Accidental Drug Overdose

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In the past, a drug overdose was a somewhat rare occurrence. An occasional news report of a celebrity drug overdose death or a neighborhood rumor about a local overdose might emerge, but these incidents were not common. How dramatically things…
long term morphine use withdrawal process

Long Term Morphine Use Withdrawal Process

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Anyone who has ever experienced post-surgical pain understands the wonders of morphine. This synthetic opioid analgesic not only blocks pain receptors in the brain and the spinal cord, but also produces a euphoric, dreamlike state. Morphine…
Opioid Addiction: Effects on the Family

Opioid Addiction: Effects on the Family

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The opioid epidemic claims nearly 50,000 lives a year in the United States, with a further 1,000+ emergency room admissions. The nation’s health is suffering, the healthcare sector is struggling, and it’s a huge financial burden on the state. But…