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Alcohol Abuse Intervention Process - Part Two.

Alcohol Abuse Intervention Process - Part Two

The structure of the alcohol abuse intervention is straightforward and easy to understand. In order to be effective, the alcohol abuse intervention must be educational and informative for the friends and family members involved. The intervention gives those affected loved ones an opportunity to...

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Alcohol Abuse Intervention Process - Part One.

Alcohol Abuse Intervention Process - Part One

Alcohol is unique among other drugs in that it is both socially acceptable and easily accessible. The legal nature of the drug and the fact that many people view its use as no big deal can make dealing with a problem drinker in your family that much more difficult.
As with other types of...

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Different Types of Opioid Drugs.

Different Types of Opioid Drugs

The most common type of opioid drug is Morphine. This drug is generally used in treating severe pain associated with cancer. Morphine is usually very fast-acting, especially when given in liquid form or through injection or intravenous route, in some cases bringing on almost instantaneous relief....

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Opioid Drug Information.

Opioid Drug Information

Drugs are consider "opioid drugs" when at least one of the ingredients was derived from the opium poppy (Papaver Somniferum). The opium poppy is just one of the many varieties of plants in the poppy family (Papaveraceae). The sap of the opium poppy is where the raw opium is stored.

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Mebaral Addiction and Detox.

Mebaral Addiction and Detox

People that are psychologically addicted to Mebaral, as well as other types of barbiturates, may have to increase the amount they take. If they do this without consulting a doctor, they may have a physical dependence to the drug. To decrease the chance of Mebaral dependency and especially an...

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What Is Mebaral?.

What Is Mebaral?

Mebaral is a prescription drug that is a controlled substance and is a Narcotic Schedule 1I drug. Mebaral is a type of barbiturate, which can be very habit forming. If a person has a prolonged use of Mebaral, they can become tolerant for the effects and will have to take more of the drug in order...

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Lorcet Withdrawal and Treatment.

Lorcet Withdrawal and Treatment

As with all types of narcotic drugs, including Lorcet, abuse is quite possible. Most people that prescribe this medication, healthcare providers and pharmacists for example, are watching for abuse signs such as someone going through the prescription more quickly than they ought to, or shopping for...

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What Is Lorcet?.

What Is Lorcet?

Lorcet is a prescription medication that is designed to treat mild, moderate and severe forms of pain caused by a number of different conditions and injuries. Because of the fact that Lorcet contains both Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone, it has been classified by the Food and Drug Administration as a...

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Lomotil Side Effects.

Lomotil Side Effects

While taking Lomotil, users may experience some unwanted effects, especially if its abused. Even though not all of the Lomotil effects can happen in anyone that takes the drug, a physician should be contacted. Some of the less severe side effects when taking Lomotil are bloating, a loss of...

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What Is Lomotil?.

What Is Lomotil?

Lomotil is a prescription drug that is the brand name for Diphenoxylate and it is much like the narcotic, Demerol. Since Diphenoxylate is a small subfamily of opioids, the drug can be very addictive and many times the more a person is addicted to the drug the more they may have to go through the...

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