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Medications for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: A Brief Guide

Medications for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: A Brief Guide
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Provides guidance for the use of medication-assisted treatment for alcoholism and alcohol abuse in clinical practice.

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Trumbull County ranks 11th in prescriptions for pain pills


WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – According to statistics, Trumbull County ranks 11th in Ohio when it comes to the number of pain pill prescriptions filled.

Officials said it is not helping when it comes to fighting the heroin epidemic. 432 more words

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"Operation Pilluted" yields 280 arrests for prescription bill abuse

(WIAT) — The Drug Enforcement Administration is cracking down on prescription pill abuse.

They’re targeting pain clinics and pharmacies in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas. It’s all part of what they’re calling “Operation Pilluted”. 253 more words

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Do You Live In A Highly Medicated State?

Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee may be America’s most medicated states. Data compiled by the Kaiser Family Foundation show the number of prescriptions filled at retail pharmacies on a per capita basis in 2014. 58 more words

Chronic pain treatment for the recovering drug addict or alcoholic

The word chronic means constant, lasting a long time, or coming back again and again. When you have pain that has bothered you for more than 3 months and doesn’t seem to get better with time, you may be experiencing chronic pain. 870 more words

Addiction

Imitrex fail!

‘Here are some samples of Imitrex. Take one as you feel a migraine coming on.’ Was what I was told by my doctor early in my migraine career. 727 more words

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