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Concerta Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Treatment
Mar 22, 2017

What is Concerta? Concerta is a stimulant medication that is primarily prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Concerta is the extended-release version of the drug methylphenidate, whereas its cousin drug Ritalin is the immediate-release form. Concerta is the brand name for methylphenidate. Concerta Uses & Classifications Methylphenidate is a controlled substance […]

Risks & Dangers of Quitting Alcohol Cold Turkey
Mar 21, 2017

What Happens When You Stop Drinking Cold Turkey? More than 28 million people aged 12 and older had an alcohol use disorder in 2020, a medical condition defined by the uncontrollable use of alcohol despite the negative impact on an individual’s physical and mental health and their relationships with family, friends, and others.1,2  Excessive, regular alcohol […]

Is Tramadol Addictive?: Risks, Dangers & Addiction Treatment
Mar 21, 2017

Yes, Tramadol can be addictive, and it has the potential for people to develop tolerance, dependence, and subsequent addiction. Whenever a new prescription analgesic or painkiller comes out, people who struggle with prescription painkiller abuse become interested in the potential of the drug. Tramadol, a relatively new prescription analgesic, is no exception. Because of its […]

Fentanyl Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline, and Detox Treatment
Jun 8, 2016

What is Fentanyl Withdrawal? Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is similar to morphine but up to 100 times more potent.1 Prescribed to treat severe pain—such as that experienced immediately following surgery—fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are also manufactured and used illicitly.1 Fentanyl can be highly addictive due to its potency.1 It is among the most […]

Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment
May 5, 2016

What is Methadone? Methadone is a long-acting opioid medication that helps many people struggling with addiction to opioids such as heroin.1 It is used as part of a medication-assisted treatment program that includes counseling and participation in social support programs. When taken as directed, methadone is able to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal, decrease opioid […]

Phenibut Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline & Treatment
May 3, 2016

Phenibut Withdrawal Symptoms According to Mental Health Daily, phenibut withdrawal symptoms are often more severe and unexpected than people realize. Some of the physical and psychological effects reported include:1 Anxiety: Most people who stop phenibut feel an increase in anxiety levels. This can be extreme for a person who takes high doses and/or has an […]

Kratom Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment
Apr 28, 2016

What is Kratom? Kratom is derived from the plant Mitragyna speciosa and is commonly marketed in tablet or powder form as a dietary supplement or sold in head shops as incense. However, for the last several years, the FDA has ordered the seizure and destruction of kratom and kratom-containing supplements and warmed consumers not to […]

Ketamine Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment
Apr 21, 2016

Ketamine is a prescription drug that is classified as a dissociative anesthetic. It also has hallucinogenic and psychedelic properties, and it is often abused for the effects it can illicit. When ketamine is abused, it distorts the senses, causing the user to experience strange sights and sounds. It also produces a sense of detachment from […]

Withdrawal Symptoms & Timelines for Club Drugs
Apr 7, 2016

According to the MedlinePlus, club drugs include GHB, LSD, ketamine, MDMA, methamphetamine, and Rohypnol. Withdrawal timelines from these drugs vary according to the specific drug, particulars of the individual, and other factors. GHB Withdrawal GHB (gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid) is a metabolite that acts as a central nervous system depressant and is chemically similar to the inhibitory […]

Antidepressant Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox
Apr 6, 2016

They are also used to treat anxiety disorders, eating disorders, chronic pain, and a number of other conditions. Major Classes of Antidepressant Medications There are several major classes of antidepressant medications: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs): These work selectively on serotonin and include well-known drugs such as Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, and others. Tricyclic antidepressants: These […]

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