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Is Vistaril Habit Forming
Yes: People can get addicted to tramadol, psychologically and physiologically. It isn't quite the same as opiates like Demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) Percocet, Morphine, heroin, etc. but requires caution. However, when pain medications are used properly under the care of a responsible doc, with someone without a predisposition to addiction, people generally don't get addicted. SAMSHA has additional information. ...Read more
Nicotine: Most of tobacco dependency happens because nicotine is a dependency-producing chemical, causing tolerance (the same amount does less) and withdrawal when stopped. It is also habit-forming because someone smoking 20 cigarettes a day is taking over 400 puffs per day - 400 "fixes" of nicotine. Anything done that regularly, that often, is reinforcing psychologically, as well as physically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What pill is good for social anxiety thats not Buspar (buspirone) or habit forming or an antidepressant?
Eliminated most meds: Ssri type antidepressants are usually prescribed for lasting results. Benzodiazepines like valium, ativan, and Klonopin (clonazepam) are in another category of antianxiety medications. They are most effective for the short term.Taken as prescribed these medications have a low probability of being habit forming. You could also try herbal remedies such as velarian root and camomile tea, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Klonopin (clonazepam) addiction: Good question. For vulnerable people, the pleasurable sensations that make addictive drugs disastrously attractive occur when Dopamine levels in the brain’s reward area surge abruptly. Usually there are neurons in the brain that inhibit this result, by downregulating dopamine-producing neurons. Benzos like Klonopin (clonazepam) inhibit these "inhibitory" neurons -- taking the brakes off the Dopamine surge. ...Read more
Both: Both medications can be addictive. Xanax (alprazolam) acts quickly which is why it is desired by most people. Ativan acts relatively quickly as well but not as immediate as xanax (alprazolam). Both medications can be addicting and should only be taken as needed or as advised by your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there such thing as a non sedating benzodiazepine? Or something that can prevent panic attacks without sedating me? I take Xanax (alprazolam) and it sedates me
Is klonopin (clonazepam) the cause of morning teeth clenching?Take klonopin (clonazepam) for sleep
What type of medication is out there closest to Xanax thats not Buspar (buspirone) or habit forming? I've tried Buspar (buspirone) and it just made me dizzy and panic more
For sleep, but....: Silenor is a sleep medication but it works very differently from ambien. Silenor's chemical name is doxepin, this has been used as an antidepressant for many years (at much higher doses 100-300mg/day vs 3-6mg for silenor). It works similar to OTC sleep aids like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and doxylamine by blocking histamine. Zolpidem works in a more complex way on hormones that regulate sleep. ...Read more
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