Home Detox from MS Contin

You would probably never attempt to get through a major illness or injury without medical intervention. Drug addiction is no different and should always be left to professionals to guide you, home detox could be risky. MS Contin is a powerful narcotic prescription medication used to treat around-the-clock pain. This time-released drug also has the […]

Norco Home Detox

Some people feel that their only option for treating an opiate addiction is a Norco  home detox. They often make this decision because they want to save time or money. Others may try to detox at home because they want to keep their problem a secret. Opiate detox can be dangerous so patients should make […]

Risks of Quitting OxyContin Cold Turkey

Trying to kick an OxyContin addiction by abruptly stopping use is a bad idea, no matter what others may say. Most people cannot handle an opiate detox on their own and risk serious health complications, even death, if they attempt this. OxyContin is a high-powered opiate painkiller that is used for moderate to severe pain […]

Norco Precautions

Narcotic pain relievers such as Norco can be of benefit for people suffering from moderate to severe pain. However, there are strong precautions and warnings that patients must adhere to in order to ensure safe use. Norco is a prescription medication that combines hydrocodone, a narcotic painkiller, with acetaminophen, which is a non-narcotic pain reliever. […]

Risks of Quitting Morphine Cold Turkey

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On top of other risks, quitting morphine cold turkey could produce life-threatening seizures. No matter what dose you are taking, it’s not advisable to quit taking such a powerful opiate medication on your own. Morphine is a narcotic painkiller available by prescription to treat moderate to severe pain. Patients who become dependent upon their prescription […]

Ultram Warnings

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If you are using the prescription painkiller Ultram, it’s important to read the medication’s label thoroughly to ensure safe use. Ultram is the brand name for tramadol, a narcotic-like analgesic that’s used to manage moderate to severe pain. It’s also available in an extended-release version. Most people can take Ultram without serious complications but it’s […]

Subutex Warnings

Physicians often prescribe people Subutex as a treatment meant to wean them from opiate addiction. Others may take it recreationally for the sense of euphoria it can produce. Either way, use could lead to problems including addiction and overdose. Subutex is also an opiate, considered to be opiate “replacement” or “substitution” therapy. The Waismann Method […]

Tramadol Precautions

It’s the responsibility of both doctors and patients to ensure safe use when it comes to Tramadol and other prescription painkillers. Tramadol is a narcotic-like painkiller used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. It is the generic name for Ultram. It’s important to take Tramadol only as directed. Certain precautions are addressed in the […]

Tussionex Warnings

Some people who take the prescription medication Tussionex can develop problems with use, so it’s important to know exactly how to take it to avoid complications. Tussionex contains chlorpheniramine, an antihistamine that blocks allergic reaction and slows development of mucous. It also contains hydrocodone, a narcotic medication that relieves pain and helps suppress cough. Tussionex […]

Ultram Precautions

Doctors often prescribe opiates for patients seeking pain relief because of their reliability in fighting pain. They can be safe and effective but unfortunately carry some risks. Ultram is an opioid analgesic used to treat moderate to moderately severe, continuous pain. A doctor should prescribe Ultram only when he or she has determined the benefits […]