Prescribing Suboxone Should Not Cause Distaste Amongst DoctorsAccording to this article, doctors not prescribing Suboxone is hindering the fight against the opioid epidemic. Then, why are doctors averse to prescribing life saving therapy? With so many benefits to suboxone treatment, why won’t more doctors get involved? Continue reading “Prescribing Suboxone Saves Lives”
Gabapentin: Is it the new Xanax?
Gabapentin, also known by the brand name Neurontin, has been showing up more and more lately in the news. This anti-seizure drug is now being associated with illegal street drugs such as heroin and also abused prescription medications such as oxycontin, opana, oxycodone, morphine, dilaudid and others. Like Xanax, Gabapentin is being found in drug overdoses and drug-related arrests.Continue reading “Gabapentin: The New Xanax? Should We Be Concerned?”
Can we cancel heroin?
What does it mean to cancel heroin? It means for all of us to get together as a community and make a commitment to put an end to this deadly drug. We can do this worldwide through social media. All it takes is to promote opioid treatment and stop giving heroin undeserved attention in the media spotlight. Read on to see what else we can do.Continue reading “Cancel Heroin Now”
Heroin and Suboxone: Are they the same drug?
There are articles online proposing that heroin and Suboxone are no different. They make this argument by going down the list and checking off similarities. Both are opioids. Check. Both have abuse potential. Check. And, both heroin and Suboxone have a physical withdrawal syndrome. Hence, heroin and Suboxone are the same. Therefore, doctors are essentially prescribing heroin to drug addicts.Continue reading “Heroin and Suboxone: Are they the same?”
By the Grace of God. One addict’s secret to staying clean“By the grace of God, I am clean today.” That is what my friend told me when I asked him how he did it. From everything I know about addiction, it should have been impossible. Or, at least, it should have been nearly impossible. Continue reading “By The Grace Of God – One Addict’s Secret To Staying Clean”
Under the Tongue Absorption of Subutex Treatment
Why do you have to put subutex under your tongue for it to work?Continue reading “Under the Tongue Absorption of Subutex Treatment in Fort Lauderdale”
Heroin Overdose Prevention
What is Heroin Overdose?
Heroin overdose happens when a drug user who is taking heroin to get high takes too much heroin and has unpleasant side effects, possibly leading to death.Continue reading “Heroin Overdose: How to Prevent and Survive”