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Accidental Exposure to Buprenorphine.


Accidental Exposure to Buprenorphine

Accidental exposure to Buprenorphine can be extremely dangerous. Buprenorphine is a medication that's widely used today for treating opioid addiction because it helps to prevent symptoms of withdrawal for individuals addicted to narcotic painkillers, heroin and other opioid drugs.
Some of the...

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Narcan Treatment Can Reverse the Dangerous Effects of Opioid Overdose.


Narcan Treatment Can Reverse the Dangerous Effects of Opioid Overdose

The abuse and misuse of opiate narcotic medications and heroin continues to affect the lives of young people as well as adults throughout the United States and sadly, deaths due to drug overdose are extremely high. Opioid prescription pain relieving medications are widely prescribed to patients for...

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Avoid Chronic Heroin Addiction.


Avoid Chronic Heroin Addiction

I don't think people really understand the seriousness behind substance abuse and where their experimental drug use can eventually take them. No one realizes how quickly abusing prescription drugs or any other substance can change their lives forever or how easily a person can overdose on them. read more

The State of Addiction in the District of Columbia.


The State of Addiction in the District of Columbia

In the District of Columbia or more commonly known as Washington D.C., the state of addiction to illicit drugs and alcohol is indeed extensive. Our nation's capital has been in trouble with addiction problems for a very long time. In the past few years, there have been a number of reports including...

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Suboxone Information, Treatment and Detox - Part 3 of 3.


Suboxone Information, Treatment and Detox - Part 3 of 3

Suboxone Use Suboxone is a combination between two different drugs. The first drug is buprenorphine and the second drug is known as Naloxone. The buprenorphine is a type of partial opiate agonist drug. Naloxone on the other hand is known as an opiate agonist drug.
Creating Suboxone actually...

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Suboxone Information, Treatment and Detox - Part 2 of 3.


Suboxone Information, Treatment and Detox - Part 2 of 3

What do I need to know about taking Suboxone? As with all prescription medications, there are numerous considerations to be made before being placed on Suboxone. There are also numerous possible side-effects. Allergies are a top concern. Anyone who has an allergy to any of the ingredients used in...

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Suboxone Information, Treatment and Detox - Part 1 of 3.


Suboxone Information, Treatment and Detox - Part 1 of 3

Understanding the Options One of the most important things in any treatment plan, even those using Suboxone, is understanding what the options are before making a decision. Suboxone is considered to be one of the more humane ways to manage drug addiction and the withdrawal symptoms that can come...

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Prescription Pain Pill Capsules or Heroin Capsules?.


Prescription Pain Pill Capsules or Heroin Capsules?

Prescription Drug Abuse is Dangerous Enough, Don’t Accidentally Get Hooked on Heroin! Drug dealers are continually trying to find ways to distribute heroin, find new users, and get them addicted faster. Heroin is now being distributed in capsule form which could make it more appealing to...

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Recent Heroin Research Treatment Studies.


Recent Heroin Research Treatment Studies

Heroin is a very addictive drug that's abused around the world. Most people who abuse heroin frequently or in high doses become addicted very easily and have a hard time overcoming their dependence because the drug is so powerful and addictive. When heroin reaches the users brain they experience an...

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Heroin Abuse Is Out of Control.


Heroin Abuse Is Out of Control

Parents and young people need to understand just how serious the heroin epidemic is getting. Teens and young people need to understand just how addictive and deadly heroin use is. In no way should heroin use be compared to other drugs of abuse, from what I'm seeing heroin is one of the most...

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