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Modafinil and Adderall are both prescription medications. Modafinil is the generic form of a name brand drug known as Provigil. It is typically used to treat various sleep disorders. Some of the conditions that modafinil may be prescribed for are sleep apnea and narcolepsy. It
Klonopin is a prescription drug used to treat seizure disorders. It is also known as clonazepam and is prescribed for a variety of seizure disorders, as well as panic disorders. It can also be used to treat Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Klonopin falls into the classification of
With the overprescribing of prescription medications in this country there’s no wonder how we wound up in more than just an opioid epidemic. For years, pharmaceutical companies have misled the public. Running advertisements underplaying the true dangers of some of the most dangerous and addictive
Cymbalta is a prescription drug used in the treatment of anxiety, depression, diabetic nerve pain, and other chronic pain such as fibromyalgia. Cymbalta works as an SSNRI, or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. It is designed to increase energy levels, improve sleep, and improve appetite. The generic
Hydrocodone is one of the more potent opiates prescribed in modern medicine. It is typically used in pain relief scenarios after significantly painful surgeries or medical procedures. This medication is typically prescribed for patients who can’t take other types of pain medication The challenge with
Lyrica is an FDA-approved anticonvulsant used in treating epilepsy. It also is used for treatment of fibromyalgia, herpes zoster, diabetes, or spinal cord injury. This particular drug works by slowing down the impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin, the drug in Lyrica, can
“Doctor shopping” is a term that is defined as the actions of an individual who visits multiple treatment providers or pharmacies in an attempt to obtain prescriptions for controlled substances, such as benzodiazepines or opioids. The person may then abuse or distribute these drugs illicitly.
Methylphenidate, more commonly known as Ritalin or Concerta, is a central nervous system stimulant similar to amphetamine. It is used to treat ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and narcolepsy. It is considered very effective, and generally, methylphenidate side effects are mild and rare. However, there
Hyperalgesia is a medical term describing a condition in which the patient has an increased sensitivity to pain. It is often caused by damage to nociceptors (sensory nerve cells) or peripheral nerves. Opioid-induced hyperalgesia is, therefore, pain sensitivity caused by the use of opioids. This
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