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Dangers of Snorting Valium | Just Believe Detox Center
Abused Substances

Dangers of Snorting Valium

If you’re considering snorting Valium (diazepam) or have already experimented, keep in mind that there are many important reasons you should not. There are many potential adverse complications that you may incur to your brain and body. Also, snorting Valium increases the likelihood of overdose

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How Long Do Amphetamines Stay in Your System? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

How Long Do Amphetamines Stay in Your System?

Amphetamines are in a drug class known as central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. They include amphetamine, dextroamphetamine, and methamphetamine. Amphetamines will usually stay in a person’s system for between 2-5 days. They are most often prescribed for the treatment of ADD/ADHD, narcolepsy, and occasionally obesity.

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Benzo Withdrawal Symptoms | Just Believe Detox Center
Abused Substances

Benzo Withdrawal Symptoms

Benzodiazepines (benzos) are CNS (central nervous system) depressants typically prescribed to treat medical and mental health conditions such as anxiety, panic disorder, insomnia, seizures, muscle spasms, and alcohol withdrawal symptoms. There are several commonly prescribed benzos. They include lorazepam (Ativan), clonazepam (Klonopin), diazepam (Valium), and

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Crack Withdrawal Symptoms | Just Believe Detox Center
Abused Substances

Crack Withdrawal Symptoms

Detox is the body’s method of clearing itself of toxic and harmful substances, including crack cocaine. If an individual struggles with addiction, his or her body has developed a dependence upon the drug. This condition causes people to feel uncomfortable after a certain amount of

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How Long Does Vyvanse Stay in Your System? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

How Long Does Vyvanse Stay in Your System?

Vyvanse is a prescription stimulant drug commonly used to treat ADD/ADHD In adults and children. How long Vyvanse remains in a person’s system depends on a variety of factors. The half-life of Vyvanse (the amount of time it takes for half of the dose of

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Does Tramadol Show Up on a Drug Test? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

Does Tramadol Show Up on a Drug Test?

Although tramadol is not detected on all standard drug tests, it can be identified on some specialized screening panels. Urine, saliva, blood, and hair tests are the most common forms of drug screens. Tramadol has a half-life of 6 to 6.5 hours, and it can

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How Long Does Vicodin Stay in Your System? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

How Long Does Vicodin Stay in Your System?

Vicodin is a prescription painkiller that contains a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. The half-life of Vicodin—the time required for levels of the drug in the body to be reduced by one-half—is about four hours. A urine screen is the most common means of testing

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How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System?

Meth has a half-life of 12-34 hours and can be detected in the urine (the most common means of testing) for about three days following the last use.  Users tend to feel talkative, hyperactive, and energetic, and some claim that the drug increases their motivation

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Oxycodone vs. Heroin | Just Believe Detox and Recovery
Abused Substances

Oxycodone vs. Heroin

Oxycodone and heroin are both semi-synthetic opioids derived from morphine. However, oxycodone is available by prescription to treat moderate to severe pain, while the DEA classifies heroin as a Schedule I substance, meaning that it has no legitimate medical purpose. Despite disparities in legality and

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How Long Does Ativan Stay in Your System? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

How Long Does Ativan Stay in Your System?

Ativan (lorazepam) is a prescription benzodiazepine (benzo) indicated to treat anxiety, insomnia, seizures, and other mental and physical health conditions. The average half-life of Ativan is about 12 hours. Half-life is a term that refers to the time needed for half of a dose of

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