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Is carisoprodol addictive?

Is carisoprodol addictive?

Yes: This chemical converts into a chemical known as meprobamate, which is addictive.We could have a long discussion as to addiction vs habituation but bottom line is: avoid long term use if possible. ...Read more

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I am a 28 year old male how suffers from add, asbergers associated with panic, insomnia and severe axty, is meprobamate an option to help ? T/y

I am a 28 year old male how suffers from add, asbergers associated with panic, insomnia and severe axty, is meprobamate an option to help ? T/y

Meprobamate: Meprobamate is an old (1955) carbamate sedative used for anxiety. It can be highly addictive, even at doses near those recommended for treating anxiety. It's also very dangerous in overdoses, where the tablets may form a mass in the stomach that has to be physically extracted. Benzos are much safer, though also carrying risks of habituation & addiction. Ssri's are better to prevent panic. ...Read more

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Is robaxin (methocarbamol) addictive?

Is robaxin (methocarbamol) addictive?

No: There are no addictive properties to any typical muscle relaxants ( excluding valium that can be used for muscle relaxation). ...Read more

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Is gabapentin addictive drug?

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Is gabapentin addictive drug?

Neurontin (gabapentin): No, but sudden discontinuation is not advised. ...Read more

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Is tizanidine addictive?

Is tizanidine addictive?

No: But like all medications, take with medical supervision, and follow the instructions on the bottle. ...Read more

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Is norflex (orphenadrine) addicting?

Is norflex (orphenadrine) addicting?

Yes it may be: Is a muscle relaxant.It works by blocking nerve impulses that are sent to the brain. Norflex (orphenadrine) has euphoric effects. Therefore, potential addiction or habit-forming is a good possibility. The medicine should be used only by the person it was prescribed for. The mood elevating effects may occur even at therapeutic doses of the drug. ...Read more

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Is ativan (lorazepam) addicting?

Is ativan (lorazepam) addicting?

Yes: Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazipine, this class of meds can be addicting, even small doses used over an extended period of time can be very difficult to stop. Some people take them as prescribe and find it very hard to stop, others can be more overtly addicted and continue to take higher and higher doses. In general best for short term use only. Try to avoid if history of addiction like alcohol. ...Read more

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Is oxycontin addictive?

Is oxycontin addictive?

Oxycontin: Absolutely. There is no question....It is possible, even easy to get addicted to oxycontin. These drugs are intended for short term use because of their addictive qualities. ...Read more

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Is naloxone pentazocine same as hydrocodone?

Is naloxone pentazocine same as hydrocodone?

No: This combination also known as talwin (pentazocine) nx is seldom used as it is relatively more habit-forming than other opioids. Short term use is probably ok but there are better alternatives. ...Read more

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Is the drug tramadol HCl a opiod?

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Is the drug tramadol HCl a opiod?

Tramadol: Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. It is an synthetic opioid medication. However, it is not considered a narcotic or a controlled substance by the United States drug enforcement administration. ...Read more

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How addictive is oxycodone acetaminophen?

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How addictive is oxycodone acetaminophen?

Opiate addiction: All opiates have addiction potential. The more potent/powerful drug, the higher addiction potential. In general, people are more addicted to short acting opiate than long acting opiate. ...Read more

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Is zolpidem tartrate addictive?

It can be: Long term use can lead to a dependance. ...Read more

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