Is Meth a Depressant or Stimulant?

Is Meth a Depressant or Stimulant?

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. Meth causes increased activity and a pleasurable sense of euphoria. However, because amphetamines can treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy, some people...
Why Is Xanax a Controlled Substance? 

Why Is Xanax a Controlled Substance? 

Xanax is a Schedule IV Controlled substance, meaning it has a low potential for abuse and a low likelihood of addiction. Still, at least 13% of young adults reported misusing Xanax for recreational purposes in the past year. And at least 16% of opioid-related...
What You Need to Know About Percocet & Alcohol Interaction

What You Need to Know About Percocet & Alcohol Interaction

Alcohol can have serious adverse effects on its own. It can also increase the harmful effects of other drugs in unpredictable and dangerous ways, including prescription medications. Even with a valid prescription, people using medications need to educate themselves...
Is Ketamine Bad for You?

Is Ketamine Bad for You?

Ketamine is a drug used recreationally by people of all ages. It helps induce a state of sedation, amnesia, and relief of pain, which is why initially, it was used as a sedative. Today, ketamine is becoming widely popular for treating common disorders like depression...
What You Didn’t Know About Drinking Liquid Codeine

What You Didn’t Know About Drinking Liquid Codeine

Lean, or liquid codeine, has become a popular way to get high. It is often considered harmless because it’s prescribed to youths by physicians, but the fact is, it’s addictive and dangerous. After all, not everyone raises a red flag for cough syrup...

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