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The New Street Drugs You Need to Know in 2021

As new street drugs hit the market and old ones return, it can be hard to stay informed. Here are seven on the rise.   No matter how many new street drugs hit the market, it seems there’s always another on the horizon. Between semi-legal “supplements” and misused prescriptions, it’s not always easy to recognize … Continued

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Effexor Withdrawal: How to Avoid Side Effects

Effexor, also known as venlafaxine, is a prescription drug used to treat major depression and anxiety disorders. A selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI), the drug helps balance the chemicals in the human brain that cause depression. Because of the drug’s profound impact on the brain’s chemistry, stopping the medication can lead to Effexor … Continued

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Doctors Warn Rise in Antidepressants and Sleep Medication May Lead to Addiction

Amidst the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, more Americans are coping with antidepressants and sleeping pills. Psychiatrists wrote nearly 1 million more prescriptions for habit-forming anti-anxiety medications like Klonopin in March compared to the previous year, according to health-research firm IQVIA. They also wrote 2 million more prescriptions for antidepressants. Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts told the … Continued

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Paxil Side Effects, Uses, and Risks

Have questions about addiction? Call us at 866-278-6311 to speak with a recovery specialist. Paxil is used to treat anxiety and certain mood disorders Doctors disagree about how addictive it is, but some patience experience withdrawal symptoms To reduce Paxil side effects, you should only take Paxil as prescribed by a doctor If you experience … Continued

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How Long Does Xanax Stay in Your System?

Xanax is a widely prescribed medication, mainly used for treating anxiety and panic disorders. Like all medications, it can remain in a person’s body for some time. If you are wondering how long Xanax stays in your system, here’s a look at what the medication does, how long it stays in the body, and how … Continued

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SSRI List

Prescribed an SSRI? Here’s What You Need to Know

SSRIs treat mood-related disorders These anti-depressants are generally safe for adults, but may not be safe for people under the age of 25 A list of common SSRIs includes Zoloft, Prosac, Celexa and Cymbalta   Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are one of the most commonly prescribed groups of medications. SSRIs typically treat depression, but they … Continued

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Vyvanse vs Adderall

Vyvanse vs Adderall: What’s the Difference?

What Do Vyvanse and Adderall Have in Common? Both Vyvanse and Adderall are central nervous system stimulants, which means they speed up mental and physical processes to improve attention and alertness. Both also contain amphetamines. Used as prescribed, these drugs are safe and effective at managing symptoms of ADHD, but unfortunately, both are also prone … Continued

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Is a Klonopin Overdose Possible? What You Need to Know about Your Prescription

Doctors prescribe clonazepam, or Klonopin, to millions of patients a year. Here’s what you need to know about the potential for addiction and overdose.   Of the 18 million people prescribed Klonopin every year to manage short-term anxiety and panic disorders, many will not develop serious side-effects. Used as intended, Klonopin (the brand name of … Continued

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The Dangers of Snorting Xanax: Everything You Need to Know

Not all harmful drugs are illegal. Read on to get the facts about snorting Xanax.   Xanax is a prescription medication known for calming nerves before a flight or relieving anxiety before an important test — but for some, this drug can become recreation. Although medical professionals have deemed Xanax safe and effective to take … Continued

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