A man struggles with methadone side effects

Methadone Side Effects

Methadone is a prescription narcotic. Doctors often prescribe it as a pain reliever, but it’s more commonly a tool for treating opiate addiction. Unfortunately, methadone symptoms can be complex. Take a closer look at potentially dangerous methadone side effects and the risks of addiction development. Slowed Reaction Times The most common side effect of methadone…

pain management and addiction

Coping with the Need for Pain Management in the Face of Addiction

As prescription drug addiction continues to reach all time highs, the crisis is being seriously looked at by the American Medical Association. The AMA is trying to figure out a way to cope with the need for pain management while lowering the incidence of addiction. According to the American Medical Association “As policymakers craft solutions to address…

Drug and Alcohol Overdose Deaths

America’s Killer Drugs – Which Drugs Cause the Most Overdose Deaths?

 Informative infographic and data about Which Drugs Actually Kill Americans from PopSci. For the original article, click here. Which substances cause the most overdose deaths? Drug and alcohol abuse is an epidemic in the United States, and overdose deaths are on the rise.U.S. drug-related deaths, over time Katie Peek  In 2010, there were 80,000 drug and…