Drug Rehab and Addiction Blog

Addiction is not usually the result of a single issue, but the combination of three main risk factors including biological factors, environmental risks and influences, and drug type and administration. Biological Factors Someone’s genetic predisposition, or DNA, and co-occurring mental illnesses can both increase the …

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Barbiturates can quickly become addictive after abusing them chronically. A medically-supervised detox is required to avoid potentially lethal withdrawal symptoms. Some of the most commonly abused barbiturates include: amobarbital sodium (Amytal) pentobarbital sodium (Nembutal) secobarbital sodium (Seconal) phenobarbital (Luminal) Amytal, Nembutal, and Seconal are all …

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When taken as directed, it is rare for benzodiazepine use to result in fatal overdose. However, when someone takes too large a dose, or mixes it with another substance the risk for overdose increases. Some signs of benzodiazepine overdose include: dizziness confusion drowsiness blurred vision …

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