The Wrong Mix: Benzos and Opiates Deadly When Combined

  Like many celebrities, Heath Ledger died too soon.  The Hollywood actor should be enjoying his family and career. He may have even reprised his role as the Joker in The Dark Night. But a lethal combination of doctor-prescribed drugs killed him in January 2008. The New York City Medical Examiner ruled the death an […]

Methadone Detox Center

Thousands of people have found lasting recovery from addiction to opiates including Methadone, OxyContin and heroin. What’s truly impressive is that, in a crowded field as drug detox, Waismann Method’s Methadone Detox Center has maintained an excellent reputation for its safety and effectiveness for almost 20 years. . In addition, the Waismann Method ® has […]

Methadone Detox Possible Complications

Methadone detox  can cause very uncomfortable and sometimes unsafe withdrawal symptoms,  you will want to arm yourself with information that can keep you safe. Methadone is a narcotic prescription medication that is an analgesic but most often used to treat opiate addiction. This opiate replacement drug is meant to be a substitution for heroin, OxyContin and […]

Methadone Addiction Facts

The Real Facts About Methadone Addiction Methadone is a long-acting drug that blocks the euphoric effects and sedative properties of opiates such as heroin and OxyContin. It also blunts the craving, which helps to reduce the chances for a relapse, and reduces symptoms of opiate withdrawal. Methadone maintenance programs were instituted in the U.S. in […]

Painkiller Tourism

Prescription Drug “Tourists” Pose New Challenge For Law Enforcement Officials Trying To Control Painkiller Epidemic As officials in states such as Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia crack down on so called “pill mills,” dealers and addicts are finding creative ways to get their supply. Opiate painkillers such as Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin are known to […]