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Drug Abuse

How Do I Identify Methadone?

Methadone is a narcotic pain reliever that is most commonly used for the treatment of opioid dependence and addiction. Under medical supervision methadone can allow someone addicted to opioids to undergo detox and withdrawal with minimal or reduced symptoms.1 Methadone typically comes in pill form with varying dosage strengths. There are numerous companies that manufacture … Continue reading How Do I Identify Methadone?

November 11, 2018

Drug Abuse

Can Methadone Affect My Memory?

Methadone is a medication prescribed for severe pain. It is also given to individuals recovering from heroin and prescription drug addiction.1 People who abuse these substances often change their brain chemistry. Drugs such as heroin and prescription painkillers attach to opiate receptors in the brain and intestinal system. Over time, the receptors become less and … Continue reading Can Methadone Affect My Memory?

November 11, 2018

Drug Abuse

Can Rohypnol Affect My Memory?

On This Page: Rohypnol’s Effects on Memory Rohypnol Abuse Treatment Finding Help for Rohypnol Abuse Rohypnol is an intermediate-acting benzodiazepine used as a treatment for insomnia and as a pre-anesthetic for surgery. Rohypnol is illegal for purchase or distribution in the United States but is used in other countries.1 Rohypnol is best known as a … Continue reading Can Rohypnol Affect My Memory?

November 2, 2018

Drug Abuse

Violence and Rohypnol

On This Page: Violence and Rohypnol Use Effects from Long-Term Use Recovery from Rohypnol Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine that works by manipulating brain neurotransmitters to elevate feelings of calm. Rohypnol is illegal to sell, manufacture, prescribe or use in the United States. Rohypnol is used in other countries as a pre-anesthetic prior to surgery and … Continue reading Violence and Rohypnol

October 6, 2018