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Gabapentin High

What is Gabapentin? Gabapentin is an anticonvulsive medication. It was first discovered in the 1970s, but it didn’t receive FDA approval until 1993 or become generically available until 2004.4 Gabapentin was originally used as a muscle relaxer and anti-spasmodic treatment. Now, it’s often prescribed to treat epilepsy and nerve pain.5  Gabapentin has the FDA stamp […]
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Dilaudid vs Morphine Comparison

Dilaudid vs. Morphine: What’s the Difference? Dilaudid (hydromorphone) and morphine are both prescription drugs that treat moderate to severe chronic pain. They belong to a class of drugs called opioid analgesics.5 These prescription opioids affect the brain by changing how your body feels and reacts to pain. While hydromorphone is often mistaken as the generic […]
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Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms

Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms Nicotine is a highly addictive chemical compound found in tobacco plants. All cigarettes have nicotine in them. Other tobacco products that contain nicotine include:10 Cigars Chewing tobacco Hookah tobacco E-cigarettes or vapes Other smokeless tobacco products like dip, snuff, and snus Some products, like cigarettes, send nicotine straight to the brain in […]
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Symptoms of Being High

Symptoms of Being High Marijuana is one of the most widely used drugs in the United States. Although legal in many states, it's still possible to overdose on the drug. Ten common signs of being high on marijuana include:1 Altered senses, like seeing brighter colors Altered sense of time Mood changes Impaired body movement Difficulty […]
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Dissociative Fugue (Fugue State)

What is Dissociative Fugue? Dissociative fugue is a form of amnesia. It’s caused by extreme psychological trauma.  This type of dissociative amnesia is severe and rare. Someone with the condition won’t remember their past or much about themselves. People with dissociative fugue lose autobiographical memories. These are memories about themselves, other people, and events in […]
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How Long Weed Stays in Your System

How Long Weed Stays in Your System Weed is also known as marijuana or cannabis. It’s usually detectable in bodily fluids for 1 to 30 days after last use.1 It may be detectable in the hair for several months. Marijuana detection windows depend on how much you smoke or ingest and how often. Generally, higher […]
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 What Are Edibles?

What are Edibles? Edibles are food products that contain cannabis. Cannabis edibles come in many different forms, including candy, cookies, brownies, and savory meals. Their effects vary depending on the type of cannabis they contain and the amount you consume. Marijuana edibles are an alternative option for people who want to avoid vaporizing or smoking […]
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Laced Weed

Laced weed is cannabis that’s mixed with other substances. These include other drugs and chemicals, such as fentanyl, crack, hallucinogens, heroin, embalming fluid, and more.  Lacing weed with illicit drugs or other substances makes it more potent. It can also lead to dangerous or fatal side effects and possibly trigger a need for addiction treatment.  […]
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How Long Alcohol Stays in Your Urine

How Long Alcohol Stays in Your Urine Alcohol is a depressant with a short life span. Urine tests can detect alcohol, ethanol, and certain alcohol byproducts. The type of urine testing can make a difference in whether alcohol is still detectable in the body more than a day later. Urine tests are a popular, inexpensive, […]
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Athletes and Drug Addiction

Why is Substance Abuse Common Among Athletes? There are many reasons why substance abuse is so common among athletes.  Many face intense pressure to perform. Others are young and more likely to experiment with substances as they explore their boundaries. Additionally, some sports cultures contribute to substance abuse.  Other reasons substance abuse is common among […]
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