Marijuana Use and Abuse

Marijuana Use and Abuse

Common Questions About MarijuanaIs Marijuana Addictive? Marijuana (“cannabis” or “weed”) is a mind-altering drug that contains many compounds.1 The one most known for causing its effects is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. According to the U. S. Drug Enforcement...

Defining Classes of Drugs

Defining Classes of Drugs

What Are Drug Classes? The Controlled Substances Act established drug schedules or classifications of drugs by how harmful, medically useful, or addictive. The schedules range from I to V, with Schedule I being the most addictive and most likely to require inpatient...

Flexeril Abuse and Addiction

Flexeril Abuse and Addiction

Flexeril is a skeletal muscle relaxant; its generic name is cyclobenzaprine. It's typically prescribed for pain relief for acute back or neck pain, or to treat muscle spasms and increase functioning.1 Abuse of Flexeril can require inpatient addiction treatment and...

LSD Addiction and Treatment

LSD Addiction and Treatment

Here's What You Need to Know About LSD Abuse Lysergic acid diethylamide, more commonly known as “LSD,” “acid,” or “blotter,” is a classical hallucinogen drug. It was accidentally discovered in 1938 by Albert Hofmann, a chemist working for Sandoz Pharmaceutical. It's...

Baclofen Use and Abuse

Baclofen Use and Abuse

Baclofen is the generic name for a class of medications known as skeletal muscle relaxants. This prescription drug is used to treat pain and certain types of muscle stiffness and tightness that result from multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, or other spinal cord...

Porn Addiction

Porn Addiction

Defining Porn Addiction  Behavioral addictions are still fairly new territory for mental health professionals and researchers. Porn addiction, one of the types of hypersexual disorders, is gaining wider acceptance in the mental health community. It's estimated that...

What is the Controlled Substances Schedule?

What is the Controlled Substances Schedule?

Introduction Controlled substances have the highest potential for addiction and dependence. Congress passed the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) in 1970 to help regulate the manufacture, use, and possession of certain chemical substances under US federal drug policies....

Percocet Addiction

Percocet Addiction

Is Percocet Addictive? Percocet is a narcotic pain reliever that contains oxycodone and acetaminophen.1 The combination of the two medications helps to reduce pain as well as reduce fever.2 This drug can be an effective pain reliever after surgery or a traumatic...

Xanax Addiction and Abuse

Xanax Addiction and Abuse

Xanax: Frequently Asked Questions Is Xanax Addictive? Yes, Xanax can be addictive. It can cause withdrawal symptoms when you stop using it.Is Xanax Safe? It is safe when a doctor prescribes it to a person, and the person takes it as prescribed. However, if it is taken...

Vicodin Addiction

Vicodin Addiction

Introduction Vicodin is a prescription pain reliever made from a combination of the opioid medication hydrocodone and the non-opioid pain reliever acetaminophen. It is prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain and is listed on Schedule II under the Controlled...

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