Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse in Elderly

Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse in Elderly

What are the Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse in Elderly People? With the opioid epidemic claiming the lives of roughly 115 Americans each day, being aware of opioid abuse in yourself or a loved in is extremely important. The people who find...
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06/19 2018
20 Symptoms Of Adderall Abuse

20 Symptoms Of Adderall Abuse

Recognizing The Symptoms Of Adderall Abuse Adderall is a stimulant drug that is prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the sleep disorder, narcolepsy. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, both stimulant drugs, are combined in the brand Adderall. This drug...
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03/13 2018
Opioid Addiction and Pregnancy

Opioid Addiction and Pregnancy

Opioid Addiction and Pregnancy – Treatment for Pregnant Mothers The way that an addiction can override a person’s personality and behavior is often saddening. When a person becomes addicted to a highly addictive substance such as opioid pain killers or heroin, their...
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02/08 2018
10 Facts About Painkillers and Opiate Addiction

10 Facts About Painkillers and Opiate Addiction

10 Facts About Painkillers You Need To Know There was a time in American history when many deadly drugs were unregulated. When people died, the cause was attributed to an injury or illness, and not to the drug used in treatment. Morphine...
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02/01 2018
How is Vicodin Abused?

How is Vicodin Abused?

Opioid Abuse – How is Vicodin Abused? Opioids such as Vicodin are behind much of the surge in opioid abuse in recent years. In 2015, over 2 million cases of opioid dependence surfaced and a further 20,101 deaths directly related to Vicodin...
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12/29 2017
OxyContin vs Oxycodone: What’s the Difference?

OxyContin vs Oxycodone: What’s the Difference?

Learn about the similarities and differences between OxyContin vs oxycodone. OxyContin and oxycodone are two of the most commonly cited medications in opioid overdose deaths. But few people understand the differences between OxyContin vs oxycodone and wonder, are oxycodone and OxyContin the...
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12/20 2017
12 Signs Someone is Addicted to Pain Pills

12 Signs Someone is Addicted to Pain Pills

Confronting Addiction – 12 Signs Someone is Addicted to Pain Pills In recent years, the abuse of opioid pain pills in America has skyrocketed to a national emergency. A report by the American Society of Addiction Medicine showed that around 2 million...
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12/05 2017
Dangers of Prescription Drugs Among Teens

Dangers of Prescription Drugs Among Teens

The dangers of prescription drugs when they’re not taken as directed include legal, health, and relationship problems as well as addiction and dependence. New teenage prescription drug abuse statistics by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that drug overdose deaths among...
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11/27 2017
Long Term Effects of Stimulants in Children

Long Term Effects of Stimulants in Children

When your child is diagnosed with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, you’re faced with the decision of whether or not to give your child Ritalin or Concerta, the most commonly used medications to treat this disorder. You may wonder, Is...
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11/08 2017