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Addictions and Substances

This page provides information on the different substances individuals are abusing and becoming addicted to.

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Di-Gesic Abuse, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

1-800-315-2391  |  November 7th

Di-Gesic Abuse, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

Di-Gesic is one of the brand names for the combination of dextropropoxyphene and acetaminophen. Unfortunately, this drug is no longer considered safe to prescribe for the purposes of treating pain....  |  Read more

 
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Zoloft Abuse Withdrawal and Treatment

1-800-315-2391  |  September 12th

Zoloft Abuse Withdrawal and Treatment

Zoloft, also known generically as Sertraline, is considered an anti-depressant and a member of a class of drugs referred to as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRIs. This class of medications works by affecting the chemicals that are in the brain that could cause an imbalance. The medication is typically prescribed to patients for the treatment of depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, panic disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder....  |  Read more

 
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What is Seconal?

1-800-315-2391  |  August 1st

What is Seconal?

Seconal is a prescription drug with Secobarbital as its active ingredient. This barbiturate is considered a sedative-hypnotic and can act as a depressant. It induces sleep and is used to treat insomnia; it also can be given to patients before surgery....  |  Read more

 
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A Look at Drugs Used to Treat Meth Use, Abuse and Addiction

1-800-315-2391  |  July 11th

A Look at Drugs Used to Treat Meth Use, Abuse and Addiction

The scourge of meth addiction has reached epidemic proportions in many parts of the country, and that is definitely a cause for concern....  |  Read more

 
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How Heroin Use, Abuse Interventions Help

1-800-315-2391  |  June 13th

How Heroin Use, Abuse Interventions Help

It would be hard to miss the recent uptick in heroin addiction and addiction-related problems....  |  Read more

 
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Baclofen Withdrawal Symptom Information

1-800-315-2391  |  May 16th

Baclofen Withdrawal Symptom Information

The primary use for Baclofen is to treat muscle symptoms that are caused by a condition known as multiple sclerosis (MS). Baclofen is a type of muscle relaxant and it is also regarded as an antispastic agent. Some of the symptoms that it is designed to treat include spasms, pain and stiffness in the muscles. There are other purposes for which Baclofen may be prescribed by a physician, but it is ultimately up to the physician to decide if taking Baclofen is the right course of action....  |  Read more