Drug Addiction Treatment

Person asks their doctor, "Is Lyrica addictive?"

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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Hands of a person struggling with abusing Roxies

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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Woman realizing she is struggling with midazolam addiction

What Is Midazolam Addiction?

Midazolam is one of the lesser-known benzodiazepine medications since medical professionals most often administer it before surgeries. However, some people are also prescribed this medication to help manage anxiety or seizures. As a depressant drug, midazolam makes you feel calmer and more relaxed since it slows your breathing and heart rate. This feeling of sedation …

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Woman realizing she is engaging in scopolamine abuse

What Is Scopolamine Abuse?

Scopolamine is a prescription drug used to treat nausea, vomiting, and motion sickness. Despite its potential benefits as an anti-nausea medication, scopolamine—also known as Devil’s Breath—can be dangerous when used recreationally or in doses higher than prescribed. High doses of the drug can incapacitate you, making you vulnerable to assault and increasing your risk of …

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Doctor answering a patient, whose question is, "What is tranq dope?"

What Is Tranq Dope?

Xylazine, also known as “tranq dope,” has been increasing in the drug supply at an alarming rate. Like fentanyl, “tranq dope” is mixed with opioid drugs since it is cheaper and easier to access. However, it is also much more dangerous than opioids and produces more severe withdrawal symptoms. Even more concerning is that most …

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Doctor explains to a patient the connection between opioid use and constipation

What Is the Link Between Opioid Use and Constipation?

You may not think that opioid use and constipation have much in common, but there is a strong link between the two. Opioid use can cause constipation, and constipation can be a sign of opioid addiction. If you or someone you care about is taking opioids for a medical purpose, it’s essential to be aware …

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What Is Rainbow Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid similar to morphine but 50 to 100 times more potent. What is rainbow fentanyl, then? It is a particularly dangerous form of the drug that has been linked to many overdoses and deaths. If you or someone you care about is struggling with fentanyl addiction, know there is hope …

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