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Suitable Treatment for Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) Abuse
Apr 6, 2016

Designed for the short-term relief of limited motion and pain that may be caused by muscle spasms, cyclobenzaprine is a central nervous system muscle relaxer that may stop hyperactive nerve firings that can cause muscles to spasm. The DEA reports that there were more than 25 million prescriptions written for cyclobenzaprine in 2011, which may […]

Trazodone Abuse: Side Effects, Warnings, and Treatment
Apr 6, 2016

The drug was originally designed to be used in the treatment of depression, but due to its sedating effects, it is more often used as a sleep aid in people with depression and to treat anxiety, fibromyalgia, and many other conditions/disorders. Can Trazodone Be Abused? The short answer to this question is “yes.” It appears […]

Mirtazapine Side Effects & Uses in Addiction Treatment
Nov 10, 2015

What Is Mirtazapine? Mirtazapine – known in the U.S. under the brand names Remeron® or Remeron SolTab – is an antidepressant medication that works by balancing aspects of brain chemistry, including norepinephrine and serotonin. According to an article through the Stanford University of Medicine, the medication has also shown some capabilities in treating anxiety, obsessive-compulsive […]

Desipramine (Norpramin) Side Effects & Uses in Addiction Treatment
Oct 20, 2015

How Does Desipramine Work? When people suffer from depression, they often have abnormal levels of messenger chemicals called neurotransmitters in their brains. According to Harvard Medical School, neurotransmitters are what keep movements, senses, and moods moving along at a balanced pace. But sometimes, something can happen that throws off this delicate system. When this happens, […]

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