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  • Ambien and Xanax: Can You Combine Them?

    Ambien and Xanax: Can You Combine Them?

    Whenever you meet with your doctor, you need to provide a list of all of the medications you are currently taking, including both prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Certain drugs can have dangerous interactions with other medications. Two commonly prescribed drugs, Xanax and Ambien, are prescription drugs that are both central nervous system (CNS) depressants. People […]

  • Tylenol and Xanax

    Tylenol and Xanax

    Xanax, which is also known as alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine. Doctors commonly prescribe it to treat panic attacks and generalized anxiety disorder because it has a calming effect on the central nervous system and brain. Specifically, it is a GABA enhancer that slows down brain cell activity. While it is prescribed frequently, it has psychodynamic […]

  • How to Stay Clean

    How to Stay Clean

    Getting clean can be a challenge, so you understandably want to maintain your sobriety going forward. However, this is easier said than done. From daily stressors, triggers, habits, and more, there are many things that could lure you back into using. By preparing for the challenges that lie ahead now, you may be better positioned […]

  • Seroquel Withdrawal Symptoms

    Seroquel Withdrawal Symptoms

    Are you taking Seroquel or Quetiapine and wish to stop taking it? Seroquel is a prescription medication that is FDA approved to treat schizophrenia, acute manic episodes, and as an additional treatment for major depressive disorder. Over the years, it’s also been prescribed for many off-label uses, including insomnia, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Post Traumatic Stress […]

  • Bactrim and Alcohol

    Bactrim and Alcohol

    Over the course of your life, you may be prescribed various antibiotics to fight different infections. Because of the common antibiotic use, you may not initially think about the possibility of a drug interaction or the effects of mixing your antibiotic with alcohol. However, many medications have a special warning label advising against mixing these […]

  • Doxycycline and Alcohol

    Doxycycline and Alcohol

    What is doxycycline? Doxycycline is classified as a tetracycline antibiotic. This drug is prescribed to patients experiencing bacterial infections. As a broad-spectrum antibiotic, doxycycline is used to treat various conditions with a reasonable success rate. This drug can be administered intravenously or through oral medication. Doxycycline is only available for patients with a prescription. It […]

  • Penicillin and Alcohol

    Penicillin and Alcohol

    Consuming alcohol can lead to side effects that aren’t always easy to manage. While everyone should be careful when consuming alcohol, the effects become even more dangerous when you combine this substance with penicillin or other antibiotics. It can be challenging to predict what these effects will be. If any medication has been prescribed to […]

  • How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your Saliva?

    How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your Saliva?

    There are many reasons why an individual might have to undergo a drug test. Perhaps it is for a job interview, court-ordered as part of probation, or part of a sobriety test for drug rehab. Regardless of the reason, there are many ways that drug tests can be done. This includes testing hair, urine, and […]

  • Diverticulitis and Alcohol

    Diverticulitis and Alcohol

    Diverticulosis and diverticulitis are becoming more common. In the past, primarily elderly adults were diagnosed with one or the other. However, more adults are being diagnosed today at a younger age. As more people are experiencing the unpleasant effects of it, they are looking for answers about what to avoid. Many people wonder if they […]

  • What Is a 12-Panel Drug Test?

    What Is a 12-Panel Drug Test?

    Drug tests have become a standard part of life. Administered for medical, legal, or occupational reasons, these tests can significantly impact your opportunities. Whether you’re hoping to keep your job or restore lost driving privileges, they affect how you’re able to participate in society. Among the tests, you may be given is a 12-panel drug […]

  • Macrobid and Alcohol

    Macrobid and Alcohol

    A UTI, or urinary tract infection, is a common issue that causes millions of people to feel miserable every year. While it is considered a low-grade infection, seeking medical treatment at the first sign of a UTI can shorten the duration of the infection and ease the symptoms. Macrobid is one of the more common […]

  • Signs Your Liver Is Healing

    Signs Your Liver Is Healing

    Alcoholism is a disease that damages the human body in various ways. Some of the worst damage is done to the liver. Our bodies can’t absorb alcohol. It’s a toxin and needs to be filtered out of the body as much as possible to avoid the most harmful effects of consumption. The liver is extremely […]

  • Are Drunk Words Sober Thoughts?

    Are Drunk Words Sober Thoughts?

    One of the many possible consequences of getting drunk is saying things that are hurtful or humiliating. Drunk people may hurl insults at their family, friends, or romantic partner. They may crack unflattering jokes about their boss or make a pass at a colleague. Sometimes, they blurt out secrets or rant about an entire group […]

  • Fluconazole and Alcohol

    Fluconazole and Alcohol

    Any time you take a prescription drug or over-the-counter medication, you must understand how it will mix with other substances you might ingest. Alcohol use should be avoided with many medications because it can cause mild to severe side effects and other concerns. Now that you have been prescribed fluconazole, you understandably need to know […]

  • Drug Rehab Statistics in New York State

    Drug Rehab Statistics in New York State

    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 42 out of every 100 New Yorkers in 2016 had a prescription for opioid medication. During the same year, 2,316 New Yorkers died by opioid overdose. That gave New York one of the highest opioid-related death rates in the country. The increase in substance use disorder (SUD) […]

  • The Most Addictive Drug in the World

    The Most Addictive Drug in the World

    Drug addiction is a disease affecting the brain and a person’s behavior, classified by an inability to control using drugs. Addictive substances can rewrite the brain’s pleasure center, rewarding drug use and changing how a person processes information. Additionally, a drug’s addictive properties may seem enhanced by the euphoria they cause and depression that manifests […]

  • OxyContin Withdrawal Symptoms

    OxyContin Withdrawal Symptoms

    OxyContin is a powerful prescription painkiller with highly addictive qualities. Although it has its place in the field of medicine, many people become dependent on the drug and take it in higher doses or for longer than prescribed. Withdrawing from OxyContin and other opioids can be incredibly difficult, but safe recovery is possible. If you […]

  • Alcohol and Robitussin

    Alcohol and Robitussin

    Many people use cough remedies containing dextromethorphan, also called DXM, for quick cough relief. Its effectiveness is well known in over-the-counter medicines like Robitussin, and it is a widely used ingredient in many different cough remedies. But when DXM is combined with another strong substance like alcohol, users put themselves at great risk for harm. […]

  • What Are the Symptoms of Suboxone Withdrawal?

    What Are the Symptoms of Suboxone Withdrawal?

    Suboxone is listed on Schedule III of the Schedules of Controlled Substances. As such, it is a narcotic that can cause low to moderate physical dependence or high potential to cause psychological dependence. Because of this, people dependent upon Suboxone will experience withdrawal symptoms after they stop ingesting the substance. The following symptoms are common […]

  • How to Detox From Percocet

    How to Detox From Percocet

    Opiates, such as Percocet, are among the world’s most addictive substances. In the U.S. alone, addiction to Percocet and other opioids is affecting the lives of millions of people. Unfortunately, without help from a Percocet addiction treatment center, many people cannot detox from Percocet as they simply can’t cope with the intense and often painful […]