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Meth Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline and Detox Treatment
Apr 6, 2016

Meth Withdrawal Symptoms Methamphetamine withdrawal can cause different acute and post-acute symptoms in different people. The severity and duration of meth withdrawal symptoms can vary based on different factors, such as someone’s route of administration, dose, drug purity, level of intoxication, their previous experience with withdrawal, the duration they used meth, their history of meth […]

Marijuana Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment
Apr 6, 2016

Regardless, using marijuana, especially for a prolonged period of time, can result in problematic use and marijuana use disorder.1 In fact, individuals who begin using marijuana before age 18 are 4 to 7 times more likely than adults to develop a marijuana use disorder.3 For individuals who use marijuana frequently and regularly and then attempt […]

Valium Withdrawal Symptoms, Duration & Detox Process
Apr 6, 2016

Valium is one of the best recognized drugs in the world and at one time was the best-selling drug in the United States. It is used to treat anxiety and anxiety disorders, treat withdrawal syndromes to other benzodiazepines and alcohol, manage seizures, treat restless leg syndrome, treat muscle spasms, and in the treatment of insomnia. […]

Ambien Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment
Mar 25, 2016

It is not recommended for long-term use. Physicians have been advised to avoid prescribing Ambien for extended lengths of treatment without re-evaluating their patients because of the risks of misuse.2 Ambien is a brand name formulation of zolpidem, a sleep-inducing medication that can lead to the development of physical and/or psychological dependence.2 People with a […]

Vicodin Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment
Mar 25, 2016

What is Vicodin?: Uses & Dangers Historically, Vicodin was one of several branded formulations of hydrocodone available in combination with acetaminophen. The drug was discontinued in the U.S. market. Vicodin typically relieves pain for up to six hours, and medical professionals often prescribe this pain reliever for patients after surgery. Like any opioid pain medication, […]

OxyContin Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment
Mar 25, 2016

What is OxyContin? OyxContin is a powerful, semi-synthetic opioid medication that is prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain due to traumatic injuries, arthritis, and cancer.1,2 People may misuse OxyContin because it can cause a euphoric feeling that resembles the high caused by heroin.1 OyxContin is a Schedule II substance, which also includes drugs like […]

Tramadol Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Treatment
Mar 25, 2016

What is Tramadol? Tramadol is labeled as a Schedule IV controlled substance by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), meaning it has recognized medicinal use, but there is some potential for abuse and addiction.2,3 Previously unscheduled, but more recently as a Schedule IV drug, tramadol continues to be regarded as relatively safer and less addictive than […]

How To Taper Off Xanax Safely
Jan 6, 2016

What’s a Safe Way to Taper off Xanax? Long-time users of benzodiazepines like Xanax can become physically dependent on the drug. When these users try to stop, they can experience psychosis, anxiety, and even seizures. As a result, people with a Xanax habit are encouraged to work with a doctor on a safe tapering plan. […]

The Dangers of Quitting Xanax Cold Turkey
Jan 5, 2016

Going cold turkey means quitting the abuse of drugs or alcohol abruptly with no weaning period and no professional assistance. Many people assume they can stop using a drug just as easily as they began taking it. This is rarely the case when benzodiazepines like Xanax are concerned. Few people who abuse benzodiazepines are aware […]

Using Vigabatrin for Cocaine Withdrawal and Cravings
Nov 11, 2015

Most treatment drugs are used to alleviate the symptoms that appear during withdrawal and thereby make the detox process easier. This often leads to improved treatment outcomes, a greater likelihood of the person remaining in rehab, and a stronger resistance to relapse. Managing cocaine addiction with vigabatrin helps reduce cravings for cocaine and makes recovery […]

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