How Long Do Roofies Stay in Your System

Rufilin, a common slang name for the drug known as Rohypnol, has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for medical use in the United States. Although this drug is best known for its nefarious reputation as roofies, some people also take it to help them sleep. It’s also available as a sleep…

Can You overdose on CBD

Can You Overdose on CBD?

While there is such a thing as a toxic dose of cannabidiol or CBD, taking too much CBD is not life-threatening. In fact, studies show humans can safely tolerate up to 1,500 mg of CBD per day. So even if you took a toxic dose of 20,000 mg of CBD in a day, your worst…

Nauseous from Naltrexone

Nauseous from Naltrexone? Common Side Effects

Understanding what causes naltrexone side effects and being nauseous on naltrexone can help you decide if it is worthwhile to take this medication. Naltrexone is an FDA approved medication that is used to treat AUD (Alcohol Use Disorder) and Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). According to SAMSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Assocation), naltrexone is…

How long does adderall stay in your system

How Long Does Adderall Stay in Your System?

Adderall, along with other ADHD medications, is prescribed in increasing amounts in the United States — so much so that in October 2022, the FDA announced a shortage. But like many drugs that are available legitimately to treat medical issues, Adderall can be abused. If you or a loved one take Adderall, you may be…

Can you smoke xanax?

Can You Smoke Xanax? + Other Dangerous Forms of Abuse

Xanax is the brand name for the anti-anxiety medication alprazolam. While over an estimated 30 million people use this drug for its on-label benefits, it’s commonly misused. You may have wondered, “Can you smoke Xanax?” You can, which means Xanax abuse includes instances of the drug being smoked or otherwise used in a way contrary…

How long does alcohol stay in your system

How Long Does Alcohol Stay in Your System?

Alcohol is so widely available and accessible that it can be easy to forget it’s a mind-altering substance, but it has significant effects while it’s in our system. If you’re about to enter rehab, you may be wondering, how long does it take to detox from alcohol? Let’s take a look at how alcohol is…

How to know if you're addicted to alcohol

Addicted to Alcohol? How to Know

It’s easy to miss some of the early signs of drinking problems. Alcohol and its use is fully ingrained into our culture and activities — it’s not always easy to see when someone is abusing it in unhealthy ways. We drink to celebrate birthdays, we drink at weddings and in many places around the country,…

What does xanax do to the brain

What Does Xanax Do to the Brain?

Xanax was first introduced to the U.S. market in 1981 and is still listed as one of the top medications to help relieve anxiety and even insomnia. Xanax was prescribed nearly 17 million times in 2020. While it’s not as widely prescribed as it was in 2014, when nearly 29 million prescriptions were written, it’s…