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The Known Dangers of Benzos & Opioids
The Known Dangers of Benzos & Opioids

Combining benzos and opioids can be extremely dangerous. Both types of drugs sedate users and suppress breathing, which is the most common cause of overdose. Not to mention, both drugs carry an incredibly high risk for abuse and dependence. Despite the known dangers...

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What Does Taking Adderall Do to a Normal Person?
What Does Taking Adderall Do to a Normal Person?

Adderall (amphetamine) is a prescription medication used primarily to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is classified as a stimulant that works on the central nervous system. Adderall helps you organize your tasks for the day, improve attention and...

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What Does Frequent Cocaine Use Do to the Body?
What Does Frequent Cocaine Use Do to the Body?

What Does Frequent Cocaine Use Do to the Body? Cocaine is a highly addictive drug that comes from the coca plant. Cocaine effects are usually felt within minutes. The drug enters the bloodstream and reaches the brain to increase the levels of dopamine. Dopamine works...

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How Strong Is Dilaudid Compared to Other Narcotics?
How Strong Is Dilaudid Compared to Other Narcotics?

Prescription painkillers come in many strengths and combinations. For people with severe chronic pain, Dilaudid is a popular narcotic that can provide pain relief. Because there are many prescription opioids with a similar makeup, many patients wonder if one narcotic...

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The Correlation Between Tramadol and Blood Pressure
The Correlation Between Tramadol and Blood Pressure

Some drugs can make blood pressure rise. Others can interact with your blood pressure medicine, preventing the drug from working correctly. Various studies have tried to analyze if there’s a connection between tramadol and blood pressure. Mainly because tramadol has...

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How Tramadol Affects Your Sleep
How Tramadol Affects Your Sleep

Tramadol is a synthetic opioid that acts in the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain. Even when used as prescribed, tramadol can cause side effects, including disturbances in sleep patterns. Like other opioids, tramadol can make you tired, lightheaded, dizzy,...

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The Shocking Prevalence of Fentanyl-Laced Drugs
The Shocking Prevalence of Fentanyl-Laced Drugs

It's impossible to talk about drug overdose deaths nowadays without fentanyl being mentioned. One of the most powerful opioids in existence (it’s easily 100 times more potent than morphine), fentanyl is the driving force behind the opioid epidemic currently sweeping...

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