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...

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...

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...

Methadone Addiction

Uses, Side Effects, and Treatment Options What is Methadone? Methadone is an opioid medication. Opioids are drugs synthetically made, and they are similar to opiates. Opiates are drugs derived from the opium poppy plant. It is primarily used to help treat people with...

Cocaine Addiction

How is it used? Cocaine is a drug people make from the leaves of the coca plant that commonly grows in South America. The drug has its roots in the medical field. Doctors still sometimes use it for medical purposes because it tightens blood vessels to reduce bleeding...

Fentanyl: Fake Heroin with Real Consequences

If you try researching the term fentanyl, you will come across many news articles that read: “Fentanyl – The killer painkiller.” “Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in the US.” “DEA warns of counterfeit pills laced with...
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