Inhalants have become an increasingly popular category of recreational drugs. These substances can exert a significantly deleterious impact upon the body. Additionally, these substances can be addictive and, when withdrawn, may produce a host of untoward and potentially dangerous withdrawal symptoms. Recognizing these physical manifestations might alert a family member or … [Read more...] about What Are The Most Common Withdrawal Symptoms Of Inhalants?
Percocet is a short-term prescription pain relief medication used to treat mild to severe pain. It is a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. Oxycodone is classified as an opioid pain medication while acetaminophen serves as a nonnarcotic pain medication and anti-inflammatory. Opioids are highly addictive and approximately 21 to 29 percent of patients who are … [Read more...] about What’s The Usual Timeline Of Symptoms With Percocet Withdrawal?
Detoxing from any addictive substance can be a difficult process, both emotionally and physically. If you are addicted to hydrocodone or know someone who is, you have probably found yourself wondering, “How painful is detoxing from hydrocodone?” The idea of detox is certainly scary and seems like it might be painful; it’s certainly enough to deter some people from … [Read more...] about How Painful Is Detoxing From Hydrocodone?
I was quickly becoming another statistic in the drug epidemic. I found myself hooked to heroin: me, a business professional with a good career, college education, and a loving family. My drug of choice made me feel so good in the beginning, but it ruined my life. I didn’t want to be this way; why would I want to be an addict? I thought I could control my addiction. I … [Read more...] about Is It Safe To Use Suboxone As A Maintenance Medication?
Stimulants like methylphenidate (Ritalin) and cocaine can have serious withdrawal symptoms when not used as medically directed. Other stimulants like caffeine can have milder withdrawal symptoms. Stimulants work by essentially increasing the activity of the central nervous system. This increase in activity can lead to troubles sleeping, tachycardia and arrhythmia, and … [Read more...] about Are There Serious Withdrawal Symptoms From Stimulants?