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Long-Term Effects of Ketamine

Ketamine, a powerful anesthetic and psychedelic drug, has gained attention recently for its potential medical use in addition to recreational abuse. While the drug does have therapeutic benefits, it is essential to understand the possible long-term effects of ketamine use. Knowing the risks and consequences of long-term ketamine use can help you decide whether this …

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Can an Alcoholic Drink in Moderation?

Once a person develops an alcohol use disorder (AUD), the question may arise whether they can ever drink again. Many people shy away from alcohol rehab because they worry about the prospect of giving up alcohol for good. But can an alcoholic drink in moderation, or is abstinence the only option?    If you have a …

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Is Lyrica Addictive?

Lyrica is a medication that relieves those who struggle with seizures or certain medical conditions that cause chronic pain. Unfortunately, like many other prescription drugs, Lyrica can also present unwanted side effects—including addiction—if misused. If you or a loved one needs help overcoming Lyrica addiction, Promises Brazos Valley is here to help. Contact us at …

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What Are Roxies?

Roxicodone (Roxies) is commonly abused for its opioid pain-relieving effects. Despite the potential for addiction and harmful side effects, Roxies remain a popular drug for people seeking a high. If you know someone misusing Roxicodone, contact Promises Brazos Valley at 979.426.0086 to discuss our outpatient drug rehab options.   What Are Roxies?   Roxies is the street …

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Signs of Roxicodone Abuse

Roxicodone, a prescription painkiller, can relieve those struggling with unbearable pain. However, this powerful opioid can also be misused, leading to addiction and other serious health issues. Recognizing the signs of Roxicodone abuse is crucial so you can intervene and encourage a loved one to get help.    If you suspect someone close to you is …

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How to Deal with Suboxone Withdrawal

Suboxone is a prescription medication used to treat opioid addiction, also called opioid use disorder (OUD). While its unique combination of buprenorphine and naloxone can be a helpful treatment for those struggling with OUD, it can also lead to withdrawal symptoms for people who develop dependence and stop using the drug abruptly. Knowing what to …

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Suboxone Withdrawal Symptoms

Suboxone plays an essential role in helping people overcome opioid dependence. But as an opioid partial agonist, this medication also carries a risk of addiction, although to a lesser degree than more potent opioids like morphine or heroin. Experiencing Suboxone withdrawal symptoms indicates that you have become dependent on your medication and may need professional …

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