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Amitriptyline Withdrawal Symptoms and Timeline

Amitriptyline, once marketed under the trade name Elavil, but now only available as a generic drug, is an tricyclic antidepressant medication widely used to treat clinical depression and certain types of...

Does Phenobarbital Really Help with Alcohol Withdrawal?

Individuals who develop alcohol use disorders (the clinical term used by the American Psychiatric Association that encompasses alcohol abuse and addiction to alcohol) require help to become abstinent from alcohol. Part of...

Kratom for Opiate Withdrawal: Does It Really Work?

Kratom is the name applied to a tree and to an herb that comes from the tree Mitragyna speciosa Korth, which grows in southeastern Asia. The tree belongs to the same...

Lamictal Withdrawal Symptoms & Treatments (+ Timeline)

Lamictal (lamotrigine) is an antiepileptic medication that is prescribed to manage seizures caused by epilepsy and to stabilize moods in people suffering from bipolar disorder. It may also be used...

Vyvanse Withdrawal Help and Timeline

Vyvanse is the brand name for a prescription stimulant, lisdexamfetamine dimesylate, which is prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. This medication can also treat moderate...

Valium Withdrawals – How to Help Yourself

Valium is the prescription brand name for one of the most popular benzodiazepine sedatives of all time, diazepam. The depressant was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1963...

Ecstasy (MDMA) Detox and Withdrawal

The Club Drug Ecstasy Ecstasy is a chemical compound called 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, also known as MDMA and alternatively referred to as Molly. As implied by the name, the drug is related...

PCP Detox and Withdrawal

There are those who believe that hallucinogenic drugs do not require long-term detox or withdrawal support. Because these drugs stay in the body a relatively short amount of time, some...

Crystal Meth Detox and Withdrawal

Crystal meth is a notoriously difficult drug to detox from because of severe withdrawal symptoms and cravings that cause people to relapse quickly to meth use. It is true that...

Ketamine Detox and Withdrawal

The detox process is one of the elements of rehab that can prove to be most intimidating, often preventing people who may need substance abuse treatment from starting the process....

Adderall Detox and Withdrawal

Adderall is a medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, this medication is made using a stimulant drug, amphetamine, that can lead to addiction if the medication is...

Conquering Alcohol Withdrawal

Alcohol use is prevalent in the United States. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism found that 86.4 percent of individuals 18 and older drank at some point in their lives,...

LSD Detox and Withdrawal

LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) was developed in the late 1930s as part of an effort to facilitate the process of childbirth. The drug was found to have no usefulness for that...

Kratom Withdrawal

Banned by the FDA for import as a “dietary supplement” from Southeast Asia and other regions of the world where it is indigenous and regularly used, kratom is a plant-based substance with...

Fentanyl Withdrawal

Manufactured in clandestine laboratories or diverted through fraudulent prescriptions or pharmacy thefts, fentanyl is a powerful opioid drug that is commonly abused for the mellowing feelings and intense rush of...

Klonopin Withdrawal Symptoms and Duration

Overview – What is the Withdrawal Process for Klonopin? EFFECTS: Loss of coordination Involuntary eye movements Pale skin that bruises easily WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS: Skin rashes or itching Difficulty urinating Gastrointestinal...

How Long Does Ativan Withdrawal Take?

Overview – What are the signs of abuse, effects, and withdrawal timeline for Ativan? ABUSE: Ativan has a higher potency than many other benzodiazepines, meaning that low doses of the...

Percocet Withdrawal Timeline

Percocet is a prescription medication that contains oxycodone and paracetamol. Oxycodone is an opiate analgesic used to treat moderate to severe pain. This medication can be used as needed or given in...

Alcohol Detox and Withdrawal Timelines

In 2012, 17 million adults age 18 and older were diagnosed with alcohol use disorder. For individuals wishing to seek treatment for alcohol dependence, the thought of an extensive medical detox...

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