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How to Achieve Librium Withdrawal Safely

As a member of the benzodiazepine family of drugs, Librium use, like Xanax or Ativan, has a high likelihood of leading to dependency. When taken for an extended period of time, individuals who misuse the medication are likely to develop physical dependence on it. While Librium has legitimate uses for the short-term treatment of anxiety […]

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Coming Down Off Heroin

When someone finally arrives at the moment when they are ready to quit heroin they have likely experienced serious and devastating consequences from the addiction. Heroin addiction causes a wide range of serious health and mental health effects, as well as complete devastation of relationships, career, and finances. Once heroin takes hold of a person’s […]

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Dangers of Codeine Addiction and Abuse

Codeine is an opiate medication used for treating pain or suppressing cough. Codeine addiction can occur through an increase in tolerance and dosage of the prescription opioid over time, or due to recreational codeine abuse. Cough medications that contain codeine are now available only by request or prescriptions, having been removed from the aisles due […]

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What Are Dope Sick Symptoms?

If you’ve ever heard this term before, you may be wondering, ‘what is dope sick?’. The term “dope sick” refers to the condition of experiencing withdrawal symptoms due to opiate addiction. The person may initially discover they are addicted to prescription painkillers when they stop taking the pills and begin to feel intense flu-like symptoms. […]

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Highly Experienced Doctors Who Specialize in Benzo Withdrawal

One hundred and twenty-seven million prescriptions. That is how many prescriptions have been filled in the U.S. for the wildly popular drug class, benzodiazepine—commonly referred to as “benzos”—according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. Benzos are a class of Schedule IV controlled substances that include fifteen approved medications, including such brands as Xanax, Valium, Ativan, Klonopin, and Librium, to […]