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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for drug abuse?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for drug abuse?

Depends on drug: Opiate abuse can be treated with several medications. Alcohol abuse as well, although not as successfully. Several advertised treatments aren't universally accepted. The best treatment for drug abuse is an approach that includes the entire person, looking for underlying causes for the drug problem, 12-step program & drug/alcohol counseling. ...Read more

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What is the most successful treatment program for alcohol abuse and drug abuse?

What is the most successful treatment program for alcohol abuse and drug abuse?

Addiction: Aa & na groups, also deterrents such as antabuse, (disulfiram) campral, zyban, etc., depending on the type of substances used. ...Read more

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Apart from psychotherapy, what treatments are available for anhedonia caused by drug abuse?

Apart from psychotherapy, what treatments are available for anhedonia caused by drug abuse?

Do it til u feel it: Support groups (aa, na), exercise, other healthy activities, eating healthy, sleeping enough, sober fun... Even if you don't feel like it, getting in a routine of healthy activities will help. Acting your way into feeling better and thinking more clearly is far more effective than waiting until you think or feel differently so you can do things differently. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for cough medicine abuse?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for cough medicine abuse?

Cough medicine abuse: There are no pills that cure cough medicine abuse. There are medications that can help you reduce the symptoms of withdrawal when you try to quit. Clonidine is one example. See a doctor. ...Read more

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How would you get prescribed "baclofen" for drug addiction treatment? I heard it helps.

How would you get prescribed "baclofen" for drug addiction treatment? I heard it helps.

Any doc could : Prescribe this but it is the rare doc who is aware of baclofen. I use it for stimulant and opioid issues. However, it is not completely safe and about 0.2-0.5% lose control c/w a syndrome caused by any tranquilizer. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is drug abuse in pregnancy?

What kind of condition is drug abuse in pregnancy?

Drug abuse in pregna: Means basically taking substances(alcohol, prescription drugs, ilicit drugs) that are not needed for the simple reason of providing pleasure and comfort to the pregnant patient.An addiction mechanism is involved every time. ...Read more

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Where can I get a pet scan and drug abuse recovery?

Where can I get a pet scan and drug abuse recovery?

Pet scan: Not sure what the scan is for, but your primary care doctor can assess and make proper referrals. ...Read more

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Is drug abuse more likely to harm me as I get older?

Is drug abuse more likely to harm me as I get older?

Drug abuse: Absolutely it will - if you survive and get older and don't die before due to the damage that will take place. ...Read more

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Does severe alcoholism and pain pills drug abuse cause erectile dysfunction ?

Does severe alcoholism and pain pills drug abuse cause erectile dysfunction ?

Of course they do: To have good erections as the years go by, one must maintain great physical and mental health. I repeat, one must keep in great shape mentally and physically. After getting rid of the alcohol, drugs, and any significant psychological stressors, one can work with his primary care doctor to see what else can be done. Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) and Viagra are available, but first get into good health. ...Read more

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