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Hydrocodeine vs. Codeine

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: September 11, 2022Updated: October 5, 2022Hydrocodeine and codeine are both opiate pain relievers. There are many similarities between hydrocodeine vs. codeine and a few differences as well. While hydrocodeine is more addictive, it is possible to become addicted to either medication.In the United States, about two million people are addicted to prescription opioids, including…

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What to Know About Xanax

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: April 19, 2022Updated: April 26, 2022Xanax is often prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders. This consequently helps people manage their anxiety so that they can fulfill their daily responsibilities. With its calming and relaxing effects, it is not uncommon for users to become addicted to Xanax.Addiction to Xanax comes with many dangers. However,…

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Short and Long-Term Effects of Oxycodone Abuse

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: April 1, 2022Updated: June 23, 2022Oxycodone is an opioid very similar to heroin and morphine which produces an intense high. The sense of euphoria that users get when taking the drug is one they will want to repeat, and this can quickly lead to dependency and addiction. While the drug has legitimate medical uses…

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Is It Illegal to Misuse Prescription Drugs?

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: March 29, 2022Updated: April 17, 2022Misuse of prescription drugs is defined as, “Taking drugs other than how they were prescribed to you.” Prescription drug misuse can lead to addiction, which further increases the risk of overdose. It is estimated that more than 18 million Americans abuse prescription drugs. For this reason, if you or…

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How to Treat Polysubstance Abuse

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: February 7, 2022Updated: March 11, 2022Substance abuse affects many people and is often challenging to overcome without proper support. In many situations, individuals use multiple substances at the same time. Using several substances simultaneously, or alternating between drugs and alcohol to combat the side effects of the other, is known as polysubstance abuse. Treating…

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3 Signs of Vicodin Addiction

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: January 7, 2022Updated: March 18, 2022Abusing Vicodin over a substantial amount of time can cause bad side effects and can greatly disrupt your life. Therefore, the best option to overcome Vicodin abuse is to seek treatment at a prescription drug addiction rehab center.What is Vicodin exactly? It’s an opioid painkiller that’s a combination of…