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  • What Is Oramorph?

    What Is Oramorph?

    Oramorph is also known as Oramorph SR or Morphine Sulfate ER. What this is is a long-acting pain medication that is available by prescription only from a physician. The primary purpose for this type of painkiller is to help people that have an around the clock need for pain, and for people for which strong painkillers are necessary. In other words, the only patients that tend to get a...

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  • What Is Metadate

    What Is Metadate

    Metadate is a drug that is used to help sufferers of ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; this drug may also be known as Methylphenidate. In some cases this prescription drug may also be used to help treat other disorders such as Narcolepsy. Generally, this medication comes in a chewable tablet or capsule form.
    When taking this drug ensure that you listen to your physician and...

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  • What Is Lortab?

    What Is Lortab?

    Lortab is the trade name for a prescription medication used to treat moderate to severe pain that contains acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Hydrocodone is a narcotic pain reliever used to alter the way the brain interprets pain signals. Acetaminophen is a pain reliever that intensifies the effects of hydrocodone. Together, these medications come together to create a single tablet that can be taken...

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  • Lexapro Abuse and Withdrawal

    Lexapro Abuse and Withdrawal

    Lexapro is also known as escitalopram oxalate, and is a prescription only antidepressant medication that is used for the treatment of a number of specific conditions. Lexapro is currently manufactured by a company known as Forest Pharmaceuticals. Currently, Lexapro is licensed for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder or GAD and depression, known either as clinical depression or as major...

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  • What Is Desoxyn?

    What Is Desoxyn?

    Desoxyn, also known as Methamphetamine hydrochloride, is a prescription medication most commonly used to treat a person with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In rare cases, it may also be prescribed to treat obesity. Desoxyn is highly addictive psychologically, and physically addictive. A person who abuses Desoxyn will usually develop a tolerance and /or dependence to the...

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  • What Is Laudanum

    What Is Laudanum

    Laudanum is a very addictive drug that is an opiate. While it is rarely prescribed anymore, there are still users out there and there is help out there for people that have an addiction to it. Laudanum is an alcoholic herbal remedy and it is made up of about 10% of powdered opium and that comes out to about 1% of morphine.
    Since Laudanum is an opiate, it can be highly addictive, but there...

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  • Ativan Withdrawal

    Ativan Withdrawal

    Lorazepam is an anti-anxiety medication that may also be prescribed for a number of other medical conditions or illnesses. For example, it has also been indicated for use in the treatment of epilepsy, insomnia, irritable bowel syndrome, vomiting and nausea, alcohol withdrawal and similar types of conditions.
    The primary use for Lorazepam is to treat anxiety, however, because it is capable...

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  • Zanaflex Withdrawal

    Zanaflex Withdrawal

    Zanaflex is a brand name medication that is also known as Tazanidine. This medication is intended for use in people that have Multiple Sclerosis, as it is designed to help relieve muscle spasms and increased muscle tone, two symptoms that are associated with this disease. Multiple Sclerosis leads the nerves in the body to function in an improper manner, which can be very uncomfortable for people...

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  • Cymbalta Abuse and Addiction

    Cymbalta Abuse and Addiction

    Cymbalta is a prescription medication used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder or panic disorder. Generalized anxiety disorder is a condition in which excessive worry, depression and tension or panic will disrupt your normal daily life. Is become a condition because the symptoms of this condition last more than six months.
    Cymbalta is also used to treat certain conditions...

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  • Darvon Abuse and Addiction

    Darvon Abuse and Addiction

    Darvon is more commonly known by its generic name Propoxyphene or Propoxyphene hydrochloride. Propoxyphene is a narcotic opioid drug. It is in the class of drugs called narcotic pain relievers. Narcotic drugs work on pain receptors in nerve cells to relieve pain. Darvon has a chemical structure similar to methadone, thus making this drug highly addictive and very frequently abused. Darvon is used...

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