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[16 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]

There is a clear rise in the amount of prescription drug addiction cases reported yearly. Getting addicted to prescription drugs are really nothing new but with the introduction of more modified molecules of old favorites, the choices have increased tremendously. The opiate analgesics are the worst offenders simply because they are opiates and are close to the street-obtained opiates.

For example, oxycodone which is an opiate analgesic is formulated as Percocet, Percodan, OxyContin and Combunox. These are just the popular brands; lots more are available especially from online pharmacies.  These drugs …

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3 Ways To Overcoming Opiate Addiction
[12 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

Kicking opiate addiction is a pretty tough task. Many addicts have tried and failed for one reason or the other. The underlining reason for starting on opiates is to mask pain whether physical or psychological. People going through trauma feel a need to assuage their pain and discomfort. When such people try out opiates, they find the characteristic high to save them a few moments of pain. The thrill of the euphoria and the absence of the pain keep these people on such drugs. Soon enough they become addicted to …

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The Use Of Suboxone In Opiate Addiction Treatments
[16 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Addiction to narcotics is a global problem, one which is widely reported in the news. The association of crime with drug use has made drug addiction a prominent discourse and a target for the healthcare system. For opiate addicts, there used to be only two choices: cold detox and methadone. Cold detox involves withdrawing the drug from the addict immediately. This produces severe withdrawal symptoms which can be fatal. Methadone, when used for opiate addiction, is intended to reduce craving for opiates while making it legal for addicts to do …

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Can Ultram (tramadol) relieve withdrawal from Methadone?
[31 Jan 2010 | 7 Comments | ]

Hey, i am wondering..
I was formerly addicted pretty wretchedly to herion (after a long battle with the lovely Oxycontin), and therefor tried a number of treatments, ultimately landing upon a Methadone clinic. I have found it to be a wonderful option for me, although, it does have some unfavorable side effects. Regardless, i was doing quite well on it for 3 years now (haven’t used at all), except i do at times abuse my Methadone. For example, i will take a couple doses in a day. …

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Methadone/opiates and pregnancy – For medical professionals only, please?
[30 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]

I am a 32 y/o woman with extreme back & neck pain which has gotten progressively worse over the last 12 years. 2+ years ago when I became pregnant (unexpectedly) I was on very high amounts of opiate pain medications (160 mg oxycontin, 10-15 percocets/day, + anti-depressants, Vallium, etc.). Immediately upon finding I was pregnant I began speaking with my doctors about decreasing and eventually getting off all medications. I was very concerned about my baby being born addicted and having to go through withdrawal symptoms and after much debate, …

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Modern Feminists, can you help me understand the history of how Methadone aka Dolophine was developed?
[26 Jan 2010 | 6 Comments | ]

Besides having been a highly efficacious agent in the treatment of heroin withdrawal, methadone’s long half-life makes it a very useful narcotic for the treatment of chronic pain (many pain managment experts find it equieffective to Oxycontin.
If you can help me with the the history of Dolophine’s development, I would greatly appreciate if you can explain why we shouldn’t do experiments on unborn children if they are sub-human?
Lastly, since the Nazis felt that Jews were subhuman, what’s to ensure that modern Feminists don’t find men subhuman as well? What …

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Can one go to a methadone treatment center because he (or she) is addicted to methadone? ?
[21 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]

I have a friend that is addicted to methadone, but buys it off the street. Do clinics consider these applicants? Or do they only accept people addicted to other drugs? (Oxycontin, heroin, cocaine, etc.)

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Advice about drug addiction?
[14 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

Hi my name is Micky. I had a severe drinking problem and last November decided to go to rehab. After being in rehab for a few days, I met a wonderful lady who was only going through the detox part of the time. When she left detox after one week, I remained in rehab, and we started seeing each other.
After leaving rehab I moved in with her. After about a month we started snorting oxycontin then six months later doing needles, just me and her. We finally ended up getting …

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so my son is detoxing off of pain medication, ie.hydrocodone, oxycontin, fentanal patches, methadones, etc?
[9 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

dap asked: Now my question is this…How long will it take till hes completely detoxed, (hes been using for 4 yrs), and is there anything i can do to make him more comfortable, especially with the insomnia. I got the diahreaha under control, but he can NOT sleep.. he tried, excedrin pm, and some sleeping pills the hospital gave him, but they still dont work…any ideas? natural remedies or?mexico mortgage loan

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Can long term opiate use cause permanent damage after 4 years off them?
[25 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

faze1crew2005 asked: Ok i am a 27 year old male from 18 to 23 i had an addiction to oxycontin i had a doctor who perscribed them to me. Around 21 i told my doctor i had a probem so she cut me short with a quick taper for the next year i went on methadone and tried to clean up my life. To no avail i decided to have rapid opiate detox done and it worked i am several years clean of any opiates. Here is the …