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Vicodin Rehab: Inpatient, Outpatient & PHP Treatment
Vicodin Rehab: Inpatient, Outpatient & PHP Treatment

What Is Vicodin? Vicodin is a prescription, combination drug that’s commonly prescribed to relieve pain. Vicodin may be effective for pain that’s moderate to severe. Vicodin is a brand-name, and it contains a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Hydrocodone...

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Vicodin Addiction: Recreational Use, Abuse, Symptoms & Statistics
Vicodin Addiction: Recreational Use, Abuse, Symptoms & Statistics

What Is Vicodin? Vicodin is a combination drug that contains an opioid component which is hydrocodone, and acetaminophen. The hydrocodone in Vicodin alters the way pain signals are sent to the brain. Hydrocodone and other opioids also change the emotional response a...

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OxyContin Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, & Statistics
OxyContin Addiction: Signs, Symptoms, & Statistics

OxyContin and the Opioid Epidemic According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription opioids are used to treat both acute and chronic pain. The CDC goes on to say that when these drugs are used appropriately, they’re an important part of...

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Opium Withdrawal & Detox: Symptoms, Statistics & Treatment
Opium Withdrawal & Detox: Symptoms, Statistics & Treatment

Opiate Detox Options There are a few different options that people have available to them if they’re going through opioid withdrawal and want to detox from opiates. These opiate detox options include: There are inpatient opiate detox programs. Opiate detox inpatient...

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Methadone: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Methadone: What Is It and How Does It Work?

What Is Methadone? Methadone is a prescription drug that’s often used as part of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs for people who are addicted and dependent on opioids. Methadone can also be used as a pain reliever for pain that’s moderate to severe in...

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Opium Rehab: Inpatient vs Outpatient vs PHP
Opium Rehab: Inpatient vs Outpatient vs PHP

Opium Rehab Opium activates certain receptors which are located throughout the brain and the entire central nervous system. In doing so, opium can change how the body senses pain. At the same time, it can create an artificial feeling of euphoria or a sense of...

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Methadone Treatment: Inpatient, Outpatient, and PHP Rehabs
Methadone Treatment: Inpatient, Outpatient, and PHP Rehabs

Methadone Treatment Methadone is a prescription opioid that’s used either as a way to relieve pain in medical patients or as a way to help people stop using other opioids. Methadone is weaker than other opioids including heroin, and it is sometimes administered in...

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Opium Addiction: Signs, Statistics & Side Effects
Opium Addiction: Signs, Statistics & Side Effects

What is Opium? Opium comes from the opium poppy plant. Opium is then used to create certain opioid pain medications such as morphine. Morphine is often administered before and after procedures in medicine. As well as morphine, opium serves as the basis of the illicit...

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Methadone Detox & Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Centers
Methadone Detox & Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Centers

Methadone Withdrawal Methadone is a controversial drug. It’s a weak opioid, but it’s also used to help people who are addicted and dependent on other opioids. When methadone is used to treat opioid addiction, it reduces cravings and prevents withdrawal symptoms. This...

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