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What Are the Withdrawal Symptoms of Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)?

An anticoagulant drug, Xarelto is a prescription medication designed to prevent blood clots from forming by thinning the blood in patients suffering from atrial fibrillation and pulmonary embolism (PE) as well as...

Dealing with GHB Withdrawal: What to Do (+ Timeline)

The drug GHB, or gamma-hydroxybutyrate, is a naturally occurring chemical produced by the human body, but when it is synthesized and consumed in large amounts, it can cause intense intoxication...

Roxicodone Withdrawals: What to Do (& Timeline)

Oxycodone is an opioid medication that is marketed under numerous brand names, one of them being Roxicodone. Roxicodone is an immediate-release formula for oxycodone hydrochloride and available in doses of 5 mg,...

Can DXM Be Used for Opiate Withdrawal?

 As the opioid epidemic deepens across America, new and unconventional therapies are being examined as possible solutions. One such idea is using other drugs to help in the treatment of...

Withdrawal Symptoms of Percocet

Percocet is a medication primarily designed for the relief of moderate to severe issues with pain. Percocet contains both acetaminophen (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is available in over-the-counter medications like...

What Are the Withdrawal Symptoms from Tramadol?

Tramadol is an opioid analgesic that is intended to treat moderate to severe pain following surgery or a serious injury. It is habit-forming, and with continued use, people can develop...

Gabapentin: Withdrawal Symptoms, Abuse, Use in Drug and Alcohol Detox

Gabapentin, most commonly known by the brand name Neurontin, is a medication that was initially manufactured as an analog to the neurotransmitter gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA). GABA is an inhibitory...

Kratom: Dangers of Withdrawal

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and scholarly sources, such as an article in Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, kratom is a tree that is found in areas of Southeast Asia (Mitragyna...

Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms

If you have ever struggled with insomnia, anxiety, or chronic panic attacks, it’s likely you’ve heard the word Xanax cross your doctor’s lips. While this powerful benzodiazepine can assuage most anxiety disorders, it...

How Long Does Marijuana Withdrawal Last? ( & Timeline)

Marijuana is one of the most commonly abused illicit substances in America. Per the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), of those who sought treatment in 2012, 15 percent cited...

Concerta Withdrawal: Is It Dangerous?

What is Concerta? Concerta is a prescription nervous system stimulant that is used primarily for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is also used to address treatment-resistant depression...

Spice Withdrawal

Spice is a specific formula of synthetic marijuana, or synthetic cannabinoid, which is now officially illegal according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. Synthetic cannabinoids are intoxicating, dangerous drugs that are completely manufactured...

How Long Does Klonopin Withdrawal Last?

The abuse of Klonopin is increasing. The Drug Enforcement Administration reports 271,698 case records for emergency room visits related to benzodiazepines like Klonopin in 2008 and 345,691 in 2010 – a significant...

Methadone Withdrawal

Methadone has been used for decades to treat addiction to opioids, particularly heroin. It’s an opioid itself, originally discovered in the late 1930s and used to treat pain. It was...

Suboxone Withdrawal

Suboxone is a medication used to treat opioid addiction. It first hit the market in the United States in 2002 to help people addicted to drugs like morphine, heroin, OxyContin,...

Fentanyl Withdrawal Times

Fentanyl is an opioid pain medication absorbed through the skin via a skin patch, although it is sometimes found in injectable liquid form and lozenge form. This medication was designed to...

Crystal Meth Withdrawal Symptoms & Treatment (+ Timeline)

The initial effects of meth involve a rush of euphoria, followed by agitation, anxiety, and fear. Other mental and physical effects include: High body temperature Severe itching Dry mouth Mood swings Difficulty...

How Long Does Cocaine Withdrawal Last?

When a person takes certain drugs continuously, the person’s body becomes acclimated to the effects of the drug on the system. The individual’s body adjusts physiological functions accordingly and learns...

Heroin Withdrawal Timelines

An illegal opioid drug, heroin is considered to be highly addictive and has no accepted medicinal use in the United States. In 2014, heroin was abused by 435,000 people over...

Understanding Alcohol Withdrawal (Symptoms, Medications, & More)

Alcohol is one of the most commonly used mind-altering substances in the United States, with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) publishing that over 80 percent of the population over the...

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