a young man struggling with long term effects of adderall

The Long Term Effects of Adderall

Adderall is a somewhat controversial drug that has come under scrutiny in recent years. A growing number of people are concerned about the long term effects of Adderall and how they impact people using them. Even worse, people abusing Adderall may suffer from more severe side effects. Some may also experience an overdose that threatens…

a woman struggling with ambien withdrawal symptoms

Ambien Withdrawal Symptoms

Over the past couple of decades, prescription medications have grown quite a reputation for their tendency to be addictive. As with addictions to alcohol, smoking or other drugs, nobody intends to develop an addiction to them; unlike these things, prescriptions are usually forced by a circumstance that renders not taking the medication a worse situation…

a woman scared for her friend dealing with long term effects of xanax

Long Term Effects of Xanax

Xanax is a brand name for a drug that’s used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Also called alprazolam, Xanax belongs to the group of drugs called benzodiazepines. According to Medical News Today, it’s the number-one prescribed psychiatric medication in the nation. Unfortunately, it can also become habit-forming. If you know someone who misuses Xanax,…

what is vicodin

What is Vicodin? Get the 411 on this Opioid Painkiller

What is Vicodin? Vicodin is a brand name for a painkiller that combines hydrocodone and acetaminophen. It is an opioid drug and is therefore considered to be highly addictive. If you or your loved one is currently battling a substance use disorder that involves the prescription drug Vicodin, Crestview Recovery is a Vicodin addiction treatment…

vicodin vs percocet

Vicodin vs Percocet: What’s the Difference?

Vicodin and Percocet are both brand names for prescription painkillers. Both drugs contain combinations of opioid ingredients and acetaminophen. Both are considered highly habit-forming narcotics. These drugs should only be prescribed for the relief of short-term pain. Taking either drug long-term can lead to a substance use disorder. If you or a loved one has…