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Doctor insights on: Drug Relapse Prevention Activities

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Where to get relapse prevention help?

Where to get relapse prevention help?

RELAPSE: If alcohol is involved, Alcohol Anonymous helps tremendously. If narcotic or other agent is the concern, then seek Narcotic Anonymous groups. Churches have support groups too. And many communities have wonderful programs with mentors. ...Read more

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What are some relapse prevention programs?

What are some relapse prevention programs?

Relapse from: Which problem you have to prevent from relapse. Psyhotherapy and high nutritional supplementations are the best prevention program ...Read more

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What is a good malaria prevention drug?

What is a good malaria prevention drug?

Mefloquin/Malarone&: The drugs to prevent Malaria are Chloroquin rarely used due to resistance these days Mefloquin is used once a week Malarone which is a combination of Atovoquone and Proguanil taken daily Doxycycline taken daily Primaqun taken daily ...Read more

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Waht doctors work with the ?Prevention of drugs or alcohol?

Waht doctors work with the ?Prevention of drugs or alcohol?

Various docs: There are many doctors that can help in this area: primary care physicians, internal medicine, obgyn and psychiatrists. There are also mental health professionals such as psychologists. The key is to find someone who has specialized training and experience treatment this population. An experienced provider trained in treating addiction is preferred over a generalist. ...Read more

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Treatment and prevention of fixed drug eruption(fde)?

Treatment and prevention of fixed drug eruption(fde)?

Drug avoidance and : Symptomatic treatment. Prevention is obviously by avoiding the offending drug. Usually alternatives are available. Treatment is for control of symptoms. See this site for more information in this issue. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1336702-overview. ...Read more

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What initiatives are underway regarding drug abuse prevention?

What initiatives are underway regarding drug abuse prevention?

Drug abuse: One of the biggest ones is an end user project called rems - it ensures md education and more important patient education. However, it does not deal with the lack of education in the education during training. Furthermore, the current "banning" of interaction between pharm reps and md's has resulted in less knowledge. ...Read more

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Which family members are most important to the prevention of drugs or alcohol abuse?

Depends: Any family member can help. Generally the better relationship you have, the more impact / higher "protective factor" you can have on helping to prevent alcohol or drug use in another family member. There is also no substitute for modeling. Avoid the "do as i say, not as i do" phenomenon. If someone you love is addicted, don't give up, keep trying to get help, but don't facilitate codependency. ...Read more

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Female, 2 copies of APOE4. Where do the fatty deposits that cause Alzheimer's come from? Diet? What advice would u give for diet/activity&prevention?

Female, 2 copies of APOE4. Where do the fatty deposits that cause Alzheimer's come from? Diet? What advice would u give for diet/activity&prevention?

Cutting edge: Please seek specialized genetic/supportive counseling and clinical trials. Also a safe sensible pgm to lose weight and lower triglyceride. It's great you don't smoke! Get involved in research if possible. It will keep you active, in touch, supported and part of solutions when they come. Sadly, they are not here yet. ...Read more

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Is it bad that I got the cancer prevention shot and I'm self medicating with drugs like hormone replacement I get them online and I buy the injections?

Is it bad that I got the cancer prevention shot and I'm self medicating with drugs like hormone replacement I get them online and I buy the injections?

Bad to self-medicate: Unless a person is a trained physician, he or she cannot be buying stuff online and self-treating, regardless of whether or not the stuff is injectable or not. It's a very bad idea. ...Read more

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