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The prescription drug Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine) is a prescription muscle relaxer often prescribed to treat back pain, skeletal muscle conditions related to pain or injury, and, occasionally, less common disorders such as muscular dystrophy. Flexeril works by controlling muscle spasms that originate in the muscle itself—versus
Lorazepam (brand name Ativan) is a prescription benzodiazepine (benzo) and CNS (central nervous system) depressant commonly used to address symptoms related to anxiety, panic disorder, seizures, and insomnia. Like all benzos, lorazepam can be an effective remedy for these conditions but, unfortunately, also has the
Suboxone strips are dissolvable sublingual (under the tongue) or buccal (inside the cheek) films. They contain the active ingredient buprenorphine and the opioid antagonist naloxone. When administered in either one of these two ways, they dissolve and enter the body rapidly. What Is Suboxone? Suboxone
Celexa (citalopram) is in a class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). They are among the most commonly prescribed medications for the treatment of depression. Combining Celexa and alcohol is not advisable and can increase the severity of side effects associated with
Combining medications or drugs with alcohol is never a good idea. Both prescription and illegal drugs can work in conjunction with alcohol to increase their effect on the body. Taking these substances together with alcohol can also increase the severity of withdrawal symptoms, as well
In the United States, we use BAC (blood alcohol concentration), as a means to judge a person’s possible level of impairment. The percentage of alcohol in an individual’s blood can be accurately measured using a breathalyzer or blood test. The legal limit for operating a