Probuphine – formidable hurdles will severely limit adoption

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Home » Blogs » Page 3The battle of treating those living with the disease of addiction is ongoing and ever – challenging.

New treatments and medications are continually being developed, tested and introduced.

One of the newer medications on the market, introduced in 2016, is Probuphine. This drug is unique in its approach as it a buprenorphine implant.

Buprenorphine that sells under the brand names of Suboxone, ZubSolv and Subutex is highly effective in treating withdrawal symptoms ...

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Mixing Opiates With ‘Benzos’

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Home » Blogs » Page 3According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, nearly 200 people in the United States die due to opiate overdose every day.

That is of epidemic proportions! Despite various efforts by the federal and state bodies, the epidemic continues unabated.

One of the reasons the opioid overdose deaths continue to rise is because of the influx of fentanyl, which is a synthetic opioid that is 50-100 times more potent than heroin ...

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Will Government Initiatives Help The Opioid Crisis?

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Around 30 states have implemented new laws and policies, limiting physician’s ability to prescribe opioid pain pills to their patients. The most common method is to put a limit on the first prescription for opioid pills, stipulating that it should be for a week or less. There are also rules about the potency of these pills.

Some state governments have also increased or initiated funding ...

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Holiday binge drinking – Five sign you are abusing alcohol

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Many individuals binge drink during the holidays as the party season is in full swing. Dr. Cidambi suggests that they should become aware if they are abusing alcohol or using it as an emotional crutch.

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Cracking Down on Opiates

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Cracking Down on Opiates

Pain Pill Prescriptions Leads To A More Deadly Drug Trend: Pressed Pills

Opiates addiction

Over 30 million people worldwide use opiates – for legitimate pain or for recreational purposes.

Unfortunately, many uses them to feed their addiction, and suffering from detoxification withdrawal symptoms when attempting to quit it.

Irrespective of whether opiates, such as prescription pain killers or heroin ...

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Is Addiction in my Genes?

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Are you living with a parent or family member who suffers from addiction?

Are you concerned that you may be predisposed to addictions? Addiction has a strong genetic component and your concerns are well founded.

Two factors strongly contribute to the initiation of use of addictive substances; environment and genetics.

The risk of addiction tends to be ...

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Sublocade: Directionally Positive, But Not A Panacea

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Home » Blogs » Page 3Buprenorphine has been used for nearly two decades to treat addiction to opiates, such as prescription pain pills, heroin, and fentanyl.

In fact, Buprenorphine has been very successful as it not only provides relief from withdrawal symptoms, it also mitigates cravings.

Physicians prescribe buprenorphine, which comes in Listerine-like strips, to patients and they are instructed to ingest them in certain doses at given intervals.

Buprenorphine is the generic name for ...

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