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"Approximately, Naloxone has a shelf life of approximately 18-24 months and is required to have an expiration date at least 12 months out from the date of the prescription. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 15 Apr 2021
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" It is most often injected into a person experiencing an overdose. Naloxone may be injected in the muscle, vein or under the skin or sprayed into the nose. In the worst-case scenario, naloxone will simply do nothing, but in the best-case scenario, it will save a life. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 15 Apr 2021
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"Naloxone is pronounced na-LOX-own. It is a fast-acting drug used to temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Naloxone can restore breathing within 2 to 5 minutes. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline"
  • 15 Apr 2021
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"As we go through the day we pause, when agitated or doubtful, and ask for the right thought or action. And the feeling of having shared in a common peril is one element in the powerful cement that binds us. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 15 Apr 2021
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"Stop picking up the drugs and you have a better chance at a long life. You may be concerned about how you’re going to find an alternate way to treat a medical condition. It’s okay to feel torn. Committing to sobriety involves changing many things. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 15 Apr 2021
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"OxyContin is a powerful, highly addictive substance that can be abused to the point of overdose. Ingesting OxyContin at unsafe levels can cause permanent brain damage or depress the respiratory system to the point of failure. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline"
  • 15 Apr 2021
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If you are an addict in a twelve-step situation, and you find that situation abusive and not simply limiting your urges, it seems that you need to find a better meeting; not quit entirely. But the overall research suggests that the 12 steps do work at least for some individuals. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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If addiction was a choice, why would you choose it? Everyone in the addiction field now knows that addiction is a choice and not a disease. Many believe addiction is not a disease because it’s caused by the person’s choice to use drugs and alcohol. That’s true. But the first time is a choice. But keep this in mind. Almost everyone tries them at some point in their life. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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Effective prevention and treatment strategies exist for opioid misuse and use disorder but are highly underutilized. Each medication works differently, a treatment provider should decide on the optimal medication in consultation with the individual patient and should consider the patient’s unique history and circumstances. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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Treating pain-related itching often requires a team effort by a neurologist and dermatologist. This type of itching is usually treated with antihistamine pills or creams. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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Patients should tell their health-care professional that they are using a medication patch before receiving an MRI scan. If the drug is removed, opioid withdrawal syndrome can begin as the brain struggles to restore balance. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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Medical detox can help sustain abstinence and potentially prevent a tragic, relapse-related consequence. Tapering off the user’s dosage typically produces less severe withdrawal symptoms than abruptly quitting the drug. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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Report drug-induced nausea to your doctor if it's interfering with your daily activities, keeping you from eating properly, or causing weight loss or dehydration. Ask your pharmacist if you should take your medication with food. If nausea persists, your doctor may prescribe an additional drug to reduce the intensity or frequency of the nausea or switch you to another medication. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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A medical detox program can assist in stopping the use of Fentanyl to reduce and manage symptoms of withdrawal. This type of treatment provides medical monitoring to ensure safety and comfort. It also tends to include medication to manage symptoms and might encourage tapering off the drug for a safer, easier process. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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Treating an addiction to OxyContin or any other opioid is challenging and requires professional help. Help him or her to avoid taking more of any opiate as this will only exacerbate the situation when the naloxone wears off and there are still high levels of opiates in their system. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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An important step to take if a fentanyl overdose is suspected is to call 911 for emergency medical help. Medical professionals can help minimize damage caused by a fentanyl overdose and may save a person’s life. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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Recognize Someone Who Is On Opioids: Prescription painkillers are meant to be a short-term fix; extended use can signal trouble. A person addicted to opioids might spend a lot of time and money seeking drugs, or they might find other substances to use instead. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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Recognize Someone Who Is On Opioids: Prescription painkillers are meant to be a short-term fix; extended use can signal trouble. A person addicted to opioids might spend a lot of time and money seeking drugs, or they might find other substances to use instead. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067
  • 14 Apr 2021
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