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Category: Glossary

Ephedrine Addiction

March 28th, 2017 by
Are you addicted to Ephedrine or do you know of someone close to you who is? If you answered yes for any of the questions above, then it’s important that you understand what Ephedrine is, what it does to addicts and what can be done to treat an addiction to the drug.

What is
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Adderall Addiction

March 28th, 2017 by
Are you or a loved one struggling to control your Adderall usage? If so, then an addiction to the drug may be present. If you are unsure of what an addiction to Adderall is, continue reading and you will be able to find out what the drug is, what are signs to look out for and what can be done to
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March 9th, 2017 by

Drug Intoxication

September 6th, 2012 by
Drug intoxication can be defined as the physical, psychological changes that occur to an individual due to the use of a narcotic substance.

Decriminalization

September 6th, 2012 by
Decriminalization is a different form of drug liberalization, which aims to remove or reduce drug prohibition laws. 

Polydrug Dependence

September 6th, 2012 by
Polydrug dependence can be defined as the use of two or more narcotic substances that causes major changes in an individual’s physical and mental state. Dependence is the clinical or formal term for addiction to alcohol or other drugs.

Tranquilizers

September 6th, 2012 by
Tranquilizers are sedative medications that are taken to reduce feelings of stress or anxiety. They are highly addictive; see our page on tranquilizer addiction. 

Ups

September 6th, 2012 by
Ups is a term used to describe stimulating drugs, such as amphetamines.

Withdrawal Syndrome

September 6th, 2012 by
Withdrawal syndrome can be defined as signs and symptoms that occur with the cessation of using a narcotic substance that an individual has become dependent on. These symptoms can include stress, sleeplessness, vomiting, thirst, lack of energy and sweating. To avoid Withdrawal
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Synergism

September 6th, 2012 by
Synergism can be defined as the interaction of drugs when they are taken at the same time. When taken together, the effect of the drugs will have a higher effect than it would have if it was taken separately.

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