Taking the “Ewww”… out of snail cream
June 17, 2014 – 11:07 pm | No Comment

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Most Addictive Prescription Drugs. Opiate Abuse and Addiction.
March 5, 2012 – 4:02 pm | No Comments
Most Addictive Prescription Drugs. Opiate Abuse and Addiction.

Medications can be effective when they are used properly, but some can be addictive and dangerous when abused. This chart provides a brief look at some prescribed medications that—when used in ways or by people other than prescribed—have the potential for adverse medical consequences, including addiction. In 2010, approximately 16 million Americans reported using a [...]

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Opiate Addiction Treatment. Withdrawal Ease Opiate Detox Review.
January 16, 2011 – 6:49 pm | No Comments
Opiate Addiction Treatment. Withdrawal Ease Opiate Detox Review.

Withdrawal-Ease is a proprietary blend of 16 vitamins, amino acids and herbs. In NIH clinical studies, each ingredient has been found to treat the different withdrawal symptoms and have an overall beneficial effect on our health.

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Prescription Drug Abuse. Addiction To Pain-killers, Anti-depressants and Stimulants.
January 16, 2011 – 5:32 pm | No Comments
Prescription Drug Abuse. Addiction To Pain-killers, Anti-depressants and Stimulants.

Commonly abused classes of prescription medications include opioids (for pain), central nervous system depressants (for anxiety and sleep disorders), and stimulants (for ADHD and narcolepsy). Opioids include hydrocodone (Vicodin®), oxycodone (OxyContin®), propoxyphene (Darvon®), hydromorphone (Dilaudid®), meperidine (Demerol®), and diphenoxylate (Lomotil®).

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Mixing Alcohol With Medicines. What could happen?
December 18, 2010 – 4:41 pm | No Comments
Mixing Alcohol With Medicines. What could happen?

Alcohol
May cause drowsiness. Alcohol may intensify this effect. Use care when operating a car or dangerous machinery.

You’ve probably seen this warning on medicines you’ve taken. The danger is real. Mixing alcohol with certain medications can cause nausea and vomiting, headaches, drowsiness, fainting, or loss of coordination. It also can put you at risk for internal bleeding, heart problems, and difficulties in breathing. In addition to these dangers, alcohol can make a medication less effective or even useless, or it may make the medication harmful or toxic to your body.

Some medicines that you might never have suspected can react with alcohol, including many medications which can be purchased “over-the-counter”—that is, without a prescription. Even some herbal remedies can have harmful effects when combined with alcohol.

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