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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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What Is Darvocet?

1-800-315-2391  |  April 4th

What Is Darvocet?

Darvocet is in the class of medications considered to be a synthetic narcotic; it is an opiate. Ultimately, it is a combination drug containing both Acetaminophens with the Propoxyphene component. Propoxyphene, the actual narcotic in Darvocet, is generally considered to be a weak narcotic. It is structured chemically like methadone only not as strong. Darvocet should not be looked at as a harmless drug because abuse of the drug is a very common problem....  |  Read more

 
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Prescription Drug Facts

1-800-315-2391  |  February 29th

Prescription Drug Facts

When one hears "drugs" "drug addiction" "drug problem" or any other similar words or terms, thoughts may immediately turn toward other words and terms such as "street" "illegal" "illicit" "club" "recreational", and others in this category....  |  Read more

 
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What Is Metadate?

1-800-315-2391  |  February 1st

What Is Metadate?

Metadate is a generic form of Ritalin, a drug used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. A a diagnosis of such a condition is always made using the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV (DSM-IV) to confirm the diagnosis....  |  Read more

 
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What Is Mebaral?

1-800-315-2391  |  January 4th

What Is Mebaral?

It should be mentioned first that Mebaral (the brand name for Mephobarbital) will no longer be available after existing supplies are exhausted....  |  Read more

 
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What Is Lunesta?

1-800-315-2391  |  December 7th

What Is Lunesta?

Lunesta is the brand name for the drug Eszopiclone. It has been available, by prescription only, since approximately 2005. Lunesta is a sedative or tranquilizer drug....  |  Read more

 
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What Is Desoxyn

1-800-315-2391  |  November 2nd

What Is Desoxyn

This article will focus on Desoxyn, which is Methamphetamine that has been legally manufactured and can be legally prescribed for certain medical conditions. It is not in any way to be construed as providing any sort of information on Methamphetamine that is illegally manufactured and sold and has caused a major drug abuse and addiction issue in the United States, as has been and is reported by addiction recovery specialists....  |  Read more