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Is Adipex A Kind Of Narcotic
Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more
Tramadol: Is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more
I'm doing a project on morphine and it is an opiate and a narcotic analgesic. What is the difference?
Usually the same: Originally, "narcotic" was used more generally, especially for a sleep-inducing substance. It also has legal/regulatory implications as used by dea. Opiates (naturally derived from poppy) and opioids (semi-synthetically derived) are morphine-like drugs that are primarily used to treat pain. In the us healthcare environment, we usually use the words opioid, opiate, and narcotic interchangeably. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally mild: Generic name: Guaifenesin and phenylephrine it is non-narcotic. Less serious side effects may include: vomiting, upset stomach warmth, tingling, or redness under your skin, feeling excited or restless (especially in children), sleep problems (insomnia), skin rash or itching headache; or dizziness. ...Read more
Stimulants: The most common drug used is amphetamine. But other drugs like provigil, nuvigil, strattera, (atomoxetine) Ritalin etc. Can be used. Drugs should be administered carefully and slowly with due regard to cardiovascular status, especially in middle-aged individuals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on a short course of librium for alcohol withdrawal. After that is there a medicine that can help with cravings?
Question too broad: OTC pain meds like Advil & Aleve have completely different dosage levels & one can be taken many times a day, the other only once or twice.Tylenol (acetaminophen) has a maximum dosage of 4 g per day or it can cause liver failure.Opiates have a wide range of efficacy & combinations and dosing schedules.You need to talk with your dr. to determine which med is best for you & the dosage. ...Read more
Not really: There are botanical medicines which can help relax you, but xanax (alprazolam) is an extremely potent benzodiazepine that is synthesized in a lab. Although botanicals such as kava and passion flower can help with mild to moderate anxiety, their effects are not as strong or as targeted as those of xanax (alprazolam). There are also not as good research studies of the botanicals as there are for xanax (alprazolam). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more