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Dalmane Abuse, Dependence, and Overdose | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

Dalmane Abuse, Dependence, and Overdose

Dalmane is the brand name for flurazepam, which is a prescription medication in the benzodiazepine (benzo) drug class. It has anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, hypnotic, sedative, and muscle-relaxing properties. Although it could be used to treat acute anxiety, it is primarily prescribed to treat people with insomnia

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Abused Substances

Dilaudid vs Oxycodone

Dilaudid and oxycodone are both drugs that belong to the opioid drug class. Both Dilaudid and oxycodone are prescribed to treat moderate to severe acute pain. They are usually given in a hospital setting, but they are sometimes prescribed by primary care physicians. From the

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Is Alcohol a Drug? | Just Believe Detox Center
Abused Substances

Is Alcohol a Drug?

The short answer to the question “Is Alcohol a Drug?” is yes, alcohol is a drug. We often hear the phrase “drugs and alcohol” in the media, but the truth is that alcohol is also a drug. What Is Alcohol? Alcohol, also known as ethanol

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Valium vs Xanax | Just Believe Detox Center
Abused Substances

Valium vs Xanax

Valium (diazepam) and Xanax (alprazolam) are prescription medications that both belong to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines (benzos). Drugs in this class have hypnotic, sedative, anxiolytic (anti-anxiety), anticonvulsant, and muscle relaxant effects. Because of these properties, benzos are typically prescribed to treat insomnia, anxiety,

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ways of coping with alcohol withdrawal
Addiction

Ways of Coping With Alcohol Withdrawal

If someone has been abusing alcohol for a long time, they can experience harmful withdrawal symptoms when they stop. The conditions they go through as they wean themselves off of alcohol can be painful. As a result, users will look for ways of coping with

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what are the effects of drinking alcohol every day
Alcohol

What Are the Effects of Drinking Alcohol Every Day?

What are the effects of drinking alcohol every day? It’s a question we need to ask ourselves as a society. A lot of people within the U.S. consider themselves “moderate” or “social” drinkers. But, given the right circumstances, this could quickly escalate. There are also

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Desoxyn Abuse and Effects | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

Desoxyn Abuse and Effects

Desoxyn is the brand name for the prescription version of methamphetamine or meth. Meth is most often found as an illicit substance manufactured illegally and sold on the street. Desoxyn, however, is prescribed to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obesity. It isn’t a first-line

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Lorcet Abuse and Dependence | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

Lorcet Abuse and Dependence

Lorcet is the brand name for a prescription drug made of a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Hydrocodone is an opioid indicated to treat moderate to severe pain, though it also has cough suppressant properties. The other active ingredient, acetaminophen, is a pain-relieving and fever-reducing

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Blown Vein From IV Drug Use | Just Believe Detox
Heroin

Blown Vein From IV Drug Use

A “blown vein” is a term referring to a vein that has ruptured and is leaking blood into surrounding tissue. Once the vein has ruptured, the surrounding skin may start to appear darker than usual, and the individual may feel a stinging pain. If this

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how does an etg urine test work
Addiction

How Does An EtG Urine Test Work?

How does an EtG urine test work? The EtG is different than the standard urine test. As a result, it can test for different substances in the bloodstream. An EtG urine test might make sense depending on a user’s substance of choice. This particular urine

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