Oxycodone Withdrawal


Oxycodone Withdrawal Oxycodone, best known by the brand name OxyContin, is a prescription painkiller and addictive opioid. Moreover, the use of this drug can lead to chemical dependence even when a patient adheres to a doctor’s prescription. Oxycodone Withdrawal Abuse of oxycodone increases the risk of dependence, tolerance, and addiction. Upon cessation of use, the person will likely experience oxycodone withdrawal symptoms which can range from mild to severe depending on the severity and duration of use, as well as individual factors (i.e. age, […]

Meth and Xanax: A Dangerous Combination


Meth and Xanax: A Dangerous Combination Methamphetamine is a powerful and illicit stimulant that invokes increased energy and feelings of euphoria. Xanax is a benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety and insomnia – a central nervous system (CNS) depressant. Combining Meth and Xanax is dangerous (and sometimes deadly) because one drug works to increase heart rate and blood pressure (meth) while the other (Xanas) has opposite effect. Moreover, the resulting reaction is a product of two contradictory drugs. They put the body under severe […]

Stimulant Withdrawal and Detox


Stimulant Withdrawal and Detox Stimulants are substances that boost the activity of many neurotransmitters in the brain and invokes a state of increased energy and alertness. Also, they may heighten physical processes such as blood pressure, heart rate, and breathing rate. Stimulant withdrawal is the physical and mental process that occurs following a period of cessation from drugs or alcohol.. Commonly used stimulants include: Medication for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (amphetamines such as Adderall and Ritalin) Cocaine/crack cocaine Forms of methamphetamines Ecstasy Signs/Symptoms of Stimulant […]