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Reply: What is kratom?
Hello Julia, Dr. Golden is no longer with the Betty Ford Center, but I just did a quick search - you...More
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Reply: Alcohol relapse prevention
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Reply: Kratom addiction??
Kratom HELPS relieve depression and anxiety. It also helps reduce withdrawal symptoms of weaning off...More
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Reply: When will my brain heal after using marijuana? I'm...
Ill state that im no doctor i have no training. You cant be serious,smoking weed for what would be 12-14days...More
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False posotive
I am on methadone clinic and clean from drugs and alcohol for almost 4 years now.I am given a drug test once a...More
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Reply: Newly Married - Husband Using Drugs
am a medical student i dont think i can help you much but i just read it now and i think you should take...More
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Reply: need much help
Eating disorder is a bad dream and it is hard stay away from binge.My grandmother went for treatment at...More
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Treatment for "collapsed veins"?
Is there a treatment for collapsed veins due to iv drug use? I have a number of collapsed veins in my arms...More
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Causes for false positive drug screens
I was put on methadone 25 years ago for a medical problem. Since I had been on a methadone clinic in the...More
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drug screen the next morning
Can you Test positive for weed the next day. I took maybe 3 hits off a blunt the on Wednesday and got called...More
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NEED HELP! CAN THESE DRUGS CAUSE A FALSE POSITIVE ...
I have been completely separated from weed for well over a year (16 months) and just today i took a drug...More
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Reply: Can Ibuprophen and Naproxen Sodium cause a false p...
Last week I had a urine test done. I take them every 2 weeks. I haven't had any prescription medication...More
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Has anyone else ever tested positive for THC after taking ibuprofen and/or naproxen?
addicted fiancee
To the fiancee, i would encourage you to attend AlAnon. It is important that you be supportive for your love...More
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Reply: Fluoxetine help
Hi johnnminn, Just wanted to check in and see how your test went. Did they check for antidepressants?...More
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Reply: Kratom is the devil
Kratom gave me my life back. i have been suffering from nerve damaging causing my stomach and gallbladder...More
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Reply: How to cope with leg cramps/pain from withdrawal
Do you think that people wake up one day and think "I'm going to get hooked on percocet today."? Of...More
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Reply: On SUBOXONE for 8 Years!HELP??????Anyone else on i...
Choclab88 My psychiatrist put me on Suboxone to help me get off 30 years of pain pills. It is working, I am...More
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Reply: Weed causing me seizures? I've stopped taking Effe...
Walkaway87 U should NEVER stop taking your Effexor cold turkey. You need to be weaned off it. Any...More
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Reply: detoxing
I can relate to your ashamed and terrified. Please do not be ashamed. Nothing to be ashamed of. I know your...More
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Reply: deroxing
I am also having same problem. Haven't made it but a week. Any suggestions? Gotta pass preemploy test.
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False positive drug test
I recently took a pre-employment drug test. The Dr. called today and said it tested positive for marijuna!!!!...More
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Reply: To this date, is there proof that Naproxen Sodium ...
Thank you. I had read it but since it was 3 years ago, wanted to know current standings on this. I just failed a...More
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Reply: Sharp Increase in Heroin Usage in New Jersey
In just the past MONTH, 1 in 4 U.S. adults engaged in binge drinking! These are not some numbers dreamed up...More
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  • My son is addicted to heroin
  • a distant relative has a problem.
  • My mom or dad has the problem.
  • I had a family member die from overdose.
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Reply: will my brain heal after weed?
So what are you saying? If you have smoked marijuana for more than 20 years you're screwed? That's completely...More
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tramidol is addictive
About a year ago I had back surgery I had a disk replaced and have rods and screws holding everything...More
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Reply: I don't think that the new regulations on Vicodin ...
I know all too well about the rambling. It's a ADD traight I struggle with the most. I agree with you fully...More
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Do you think that the recent change in making Vicodin and similar Opiates a Schedule II will curb the addition problem associated with these medications?
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Reply: Terrible withdrawal symptoms of Effexor XR--Went t...
My Primary Care Physician tried to put me on several SSRI's and luckily I was having some sort of allergic...More
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Reply: A good article about suboxone withdrawal
I've been combing through the web trying to find support groups for Suboxone. All I've been reading are...More
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I have been on Suboxone since 2011.
They prescribe me 2 8 mg. a day. I usually only take one. I am homeless and for some reason I get them stolen...More
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Reply: Alternatives to AA?
On 02/19/1993 I stopped drinking - i had to spend 10 days in the hospital first because I was close to...More
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