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How to Sober Up

What Does “Sobering Up” Mean? When someone consumes excessive amounts of alcohol or another type of drug, they need time to sober up to function as usual. While there are some ways to improve mental and physical functioning in the short-term, it's almost always impossible to sober up quickly. Even if a person uses methods […]
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Loving a Drug Addict

Signs Your Loved One is Using Drugs  Being in love with a drug addict is difficult. For many people, drug addiction is enough to end the relationship. If you also struggle with addiction, it exacerbates the problem. Two drug addicts in love is not a healthy relationship, even if they adore each other. Domestic violence […]
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What Does Meth Feel Like?

How Addictive is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine is a highly addictive psychostimulant that affects the central nervous system. It is chemically similar to amphetamine, which is used to help patients with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, a sleep disorder. But meth hits the brain much faster with more intensity, and it is often laced with other […]
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What Does Heroin Feel Like?

What is Heroin? Heroin is a type of illegal drug derived from morphine, a naturally-occurring substance extracted from the opium poppy plant. Heroin belongs to a category of drugs called opiates or opioids, which treat pain. Heroin appears as a white or brownish powder that is "cut" with sugars, starch, powdered milk, or other substances. […]
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How Long Does Adderall Last?

What is Adderall & What Does it Treat? Adderall is a stimulant medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a neurobehavioral disorder that is defined by hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inability to concentrate. Adderall is also used to treat narcolepsy, which is characterized by overwhelming drowsiness during the day and sudden sleep […]
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How Long Does Ketamine Stay in Your System?

How Long Does Ketamine Stay in Your System (Drug Test Detection Time)? Ketamine’s effects come on fast and don’t last long, but the drug can still be detected in your system long after you’ve taken it. The time frames for detecting ketamine use will increase with high doses. Urine Test The detection window for testing […]
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How Long Does Fentanyl Stay in Your System?

What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl, also known as lonsys, subsys, and duragesic, is a pain-relieving narcotic. Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine.  Prescription drugs similar to Fentanyl include oxycodone, codeine, and hydrocodone.  How Long Does It Take to Feel Fentanyl’s Effects? Fentanyl is used for opioid-tolerant pain patients as a lozenge tablet or […]
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Injecting Cocaine: Risks & Dangers

What is Cocaine? Cocaine is an intensely addictive stimulant drug. The origins of cocaine stretch way back to thousands of years ago when South Americans started chewing and ingesting coca leaves. When ingested, the leaves (Erythroxylon coca) produce stimulant effects. More than 100 years ago, people started isolating the purified chemical, cocaine hydrochloride, from the […]
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How Long Does Tramadol Stay in Your System?

What is Tramadol? Tramadol, which is the generic name for Ultram or Conzip, is a chronic pain relief medication. Like all narcotics, it works by binding to opioid receptors in the brain. It has been used to treat moderate to severe pain since the 1960s for its analgesic properties. Since 2016, there have been over […]
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Laudanum (Opium Tincture) Poisoning

What is Laudanum (Tincture of Opium)? Laudanum is a tincture of opium. A tincture is a concentrated liquid solution. In the case of laudanum, it's a red-brown solution made up of dissolved opiates and alcohol. Thomas Sydenham first introduced laudanum into medical practice in the 16th century. In the Victorian era, it was considered a […]
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