Many people use over-the-counter supplements to try and boost their health. One of the most popular supplements in recent years is called 5-hydroxytryptophan, or 5-HTP. This substance is said to..
Adderall is a popular prescription stimulant used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Its main ingredients are dextroamphetamine and amphetamine. Both of these substances speed up the central nervous..
Hydroxyzine is a prescription antihistamine used to treat allergy symptoms and anxiety. It’s often sold under the brand names Atarax and Vistaril. Because hydroxyzine can make you feel calm and..
On February 17th, 2023, it’s Random Acts of Kindness Day, and those who have lived with alcohol or drug abuse can benefit from even small acts of kindness. One person’s..
If you develop moderate-to-severe pain, your doctor may prescribe a medication called Nucynta. This opioid analgesic (painkiller) is recommended mainly for people who have not responded well to non-opioid pain..
Drug addiction (also called substance use disorder) is treatable. Unfortunately, some people with the condition refuse to seek treatment. If your loved one is resisting treatment and you live in..
Most people who abuse drugs use illegal drugs (such as heroin and cocaine) or prescription drugs (such as OxyContin and Adderall). However, some people also abuse over-the-counter (OTC) substances. For..
When you drink alcohol, the drug enters your bloodstream and makes you feel intoxicated. If doctors, police officers, or other professionals need to determine how intoxicated you are, they will..
Although rare, some people who take Toradol experience euphoria (intense joy) and relaxation. Toradol is the brand name for a prescription drug called ketorolac tromethamine. It belongs to a class..
In the United States, over half of women and nearly 1 in 3 men have experienced sexual assault. Many perpetrators of sexual assault drug their victims with roofies. Roofies (also..