Roxy Drug Abuse

Roxy Drug Abuse | Signs & Symptoms of Roxicodone Abuse

What is Roxicodone?  Roxicodone is the brand name of the drug oxycodone and is sometimes called “roxy” or “blue”. Roxicodone is an opioid-based pain medication and is used to treat moderate to severe pain that is not controlled by more mild pain medications. Opioids Like other opioids, Roxicodone activates opioid receptors in the brain. When activated, these…

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Alcohol Addiction

FMLA, ADA, and Alcoholism: What You Need to Know 

Alcoholism is a serious medical condition that affects a shocking number of Americans. With more an estimated 15 million Americans suffering from alcohol abuse, this is a topic that hits home for many people. Both the FMLA and ADA offer protection to employees suffering from substance abuse. However, the FMLA and ADA differ in the type…

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Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)

If a member of your family has an addiction to drugs or alcohol, there is help available. And while your family member may be doing all they can to stay sober, there is the possibility of what is known as Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS).

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MDMA Ecstasy Addiction

Is Ecstasy addictive? Myths and Facts

The drug known as “ecstasy” has spread throughout the party and rave circuit to affect tens of thousands of people worldwide. But what exactly is the drug? What can it do to a human’s body and mind? Finally, and most importantly: Is ecstasy addictive?

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Xanax Addiction: The Risks & Side Effects of Xanax Abuse

What Are Signs of Xanax Addiction?

There are physical and psychological signs of Xanax addiction. First of all, Xanax is prescribed for a number of issues — mainly anxiety. However, it also works for agitation, seizures, mania, muscle spasms, alcohol withdrawal, and insomnia.

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Understanding Cocaine Addiction

Understanding Cocaine Addiction

Each day in America, thousands of people over the age of 12 try cocaine for the first time. Of the individuals who try cocaine, around 75 percent of them will become addicted to the powerful stimulating effects of the drug.

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Gabapentin: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

Gabapentin: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

Unfortunately, many doctors prescribe it for a plethora of medical problems that it hasn’t been approved for and this pract

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A Comprehensive Guide to Xanax Addiction

A Comprehensive Guide to Xanax Addiction

Mention the name Xanax and most people know exactly what you’re talking about. It’s a pill that treats anxiety and panic

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