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  • Stilnox Abuse, Signs, Symptoms, and Addiction Treatment

    Stilnox Abuse, Signs, Symptoms, and Addiction Treatment

    Stilnox is one of the brand names for zolpidem, a short-term insomnia treatment drug. Unfortunately, Stilnox can be abused to create euphoria, and as such, can become addictive. Call 800-807-0951 now to find the best rehab program available for your needs and to put an end to your Stilnox abuse.
    What Is Stilnox? According to the National Library of Medicine, Stilnox is used to treat...

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  • ProSom Abuse and Addiction

    ProSom Abuse and Addiction

    ProSom, also known by its generic name Estazolam, is a prescription medication approved to treat patients with insomnia symptoms. ProSom is in a group of drugs called Benzodiazepine derivatives. ProSom has been known to have anti-convulsant, sedative and muscle relaxant properties. ProSom is an intermediate-acting oral Benzodiazepine. This drug affects the chemicals in the brain that may become...

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  • Seconal Abuse and Addiction

    Seconal Abuse and Addiction

    Seconal, more commonly known by its generic name Secobarbital sodium, belongs to a class of drugs called barbiturate hypnotics. It should only be prescribed for short term use. The use of this prescription drug is commonly prescribed for treatment of insomnia as well as an anti-anxiety medication for patients who are about to have surgery.
    Seconal works because it affects certain parts of...

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  • Sonata Addiction and Abuse

    Sonata Addiction and Abuse

    Sonata, also known by its generic name Zaleplon, is a prescription medication used to treat the symptoms on insomnia. It is a non-Benzodiazepine sedative/hypnotic drug from the Pyrazolopyrimidine class of medications. It works by affecting the chemicals in your brain that become unbalanced and cause sleep problems. Like many other sleep medications, Sonata is a controlled substance and has a high...

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  • Facts About Sleeping Pills

    Facts About Sleeping Pills

    Why Doctors Prescribe Sleeping Pills Sleeping pills are a type of prescription or over the counter medicine usually used to treat the symptoms of insomnia in patients. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that occurs when a person has difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep throughout the entire night. People with insomnia usually have symptoms of difficulty falling asleep, waking up many times...

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  • Another American Legend Gone: Implications of  Prescription Drug Addiction and Abuse in America

    Another American Legend Gone: Implications of Prescription Drug Addiction and Abuse in America

    Another legend dies due to drug use. Not illegal drug use mind you, just prescription medication. Though the autopsy reports for Michael Jackson do not yet show what the pop singer passed away from, the countless prescription medications Jackson was taking are suspect.
    Another example is 28 year old Heath Ledger who passed away about a year and a half ago due to an overdose of sleeping...

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  • Ambien Addiction - The Addiction That Began While Sleeping

    Ambien Addiction - The Addiction That Began While Sleeping

    It usually starts out as someone just wanting to get a good night’s sleep. Innocently enough, they start out trying warm milk or tea before heading to bed. Nothing works. So, they’re left with a choice: continue not getting rest, which can affect daily activities, or taking a pill that guarantees a night of quiet comfort and bliss. Yes, they go for the pill. The drug in question here...

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