Addiction medicine

What is Addiction medicine?

Addiction medicines are drugs which when taken continuously by a person may produce dependence.ie, an overpowering desire to take the drug and obtain it by any means. When the drug is suddenly withdrawn patient will develop withdrawal symptoms such as violent behavior. Drugs such as morphine pethidine and alcohol will produce addiction.

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My son is presently on the Suboxone regime for his opiate addiction. He is 7 days clean. Not much but a good beginning. He has been experiencing...

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needs management

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when on BMT buprenorphine maintenance therapy pain management is a challenge...

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Can you please tell me how can i stop lexapro i try stoping many time cold XXXXXXX it only last for 2 weeks then i get bad sideffect for withdraw i...

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Seek an addiction medicine specialist

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I can understand the trouble of withdrawal effects of...

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Hi I have been addicted to benzodiazopine medication, when I come off of it, I have horrible fatigue, depression, insomnia ( consistantly sleep 2...

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slow tapering the key

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I can understand the horrible effects of these medications.they start...

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