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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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Lorcet Abuse and Withdrawal

1-800-315-2391  |  October 5th

Lorcet Abuse and Withdrawal

Lorcet is a drug containing Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen. Hydrocodone is derived by the synthesizing of Codeine or Thebaine. Codeine is derived from the sap of the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum)....  |  Read more

 
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Librium Abuse and Addiction

1-800-315-2391  |  August 31st

Librium Abuse and Addiction

Librium is a type of psychoactive Benzodiazepine drug, which was the first Benzodiazepine discovered. Many times the drug is taken with other types of prescription drugs and it can be easily abused and many can become addicted. Librium is prescribed in order to treat anxiety as well as alcohol withdrawal. Librium works by increasing the effects of a specific chemical in the brain that brings about a calming effect in the person taking it....  |  Read more

 
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Lexapro Abuse and Addiction

1-800-315-2391  |  August 3rd

Lexapro Abuse and Addiction

Lexapro is a prescribed drug that is a selective Serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It is a drug that is used in treating anxiety disorders in men, women, and children....  |  Read more

 
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Laudanum Abuse and Addiction

1-800-315-2391  |  July 6th

Laudanum Abuse and Addiction

Laudanum is also referred to as Tincture of Opium is an alcoholic herbal remedy that contains around 10% of powdered opium, which is the equivalent of 1% of Morphine. Laudanum is very bitter to taste and has, pretty much, all opium alkaloids such as Codeine and Morphine. Laudanum is a very potent drug that used to be used often to treat many kinds of ailments. Currently Laudanum is not used as often as it was before the 20th century even though it is still prescribed and if abused can bring about addiction....  |  Read more

 
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Klonopin Abuse and Addiction

1-800-315-2391  |  June 1st

Klonopin Abuse and Addiction

Klonopin is a prescribed medication that is used to treat various panic disorders as well as seizures. Klonopin is in a group of medicines that are referred to as Benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepines are a controlled type of substance that can be very addictive and abuse is widespread in the United States. Addiction to Klonopin often times happens if it has been taken every day for an extended period of time. Also, if a person has a history of substance abuse it is easier for them to become addicted to Klonopin....  |  Read more

 
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Kadian Addiction and Abuse

1-800-315-2391  |  April 7th

Kadian Addiction and Abuse

Kadian is a type of opiate pain relief narcotic that can be very addictive. Since it is a drug that is very strong in the relief of pain, it is generally prescribed to cancer patients and other people that have gone through some type of non-cognitive-damaging trauma....  |  Read more