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By on May 15th, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

What is Hyzaar? Hyzaar is a drug that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. Apart from that, Hyzaar can also be used in lowering the risk of stroke in people suffering from high blood pressure as well as an enlarged heart. It is important to note that lowering high blood pressure in […]

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What is Amox TR-K CLV?

By on May 15th, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

Amox TR-K CLV is a penicillin antibiotic. It is a combination medication consisting of Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium. Also referred to as Co-Amoxiclav, it is perhaps better known by the brand name Augmentin. As an antibiotic, Amoxicillin fights bacteria. However, certain bacteria can be resistant to some types of penicillin antibiotics. Clavulanate Potassium, a clavulanic […]

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Lidoderm Patch (Lidocaine)

By on May 14th, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

What is Lidoderm patch? Lidoderm is a topical treatment. It can be used alone or along with other medications to treat the issue of after-shingles (herpes zoster) pain. By nature, it is anaesthetic and it halts the pain stimulating nerve signals in the patient’s body to provide him relief from the pain. Physical composition of […]

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How Long Does Xanax Stay In Your System?

By on April 9th, 2017 in Addiction and Withdrawals

Xanax (Alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine with a high prescription rate in the United States. In this article, you will find the uses, adverse effects, how long does it stay in system, and precautions needed to take when taking this medication. You will also read about Xanax abuse including how to treat it and withdrawal effects. […]

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U15 Pill

By on April 6th, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

U15 pill (Acetaminophen/oxycodone hydrochloride 325 mg / 5 mg) Oxycodone mixed with Acetaminophen is a highly effective pain medication. It has a long history of being used incorrectly and abused. Crushing and snorting this oblong white pill can cause long lasting addiction which is very difficult to break. Oxycodone/Acetaminophen should only be used under direct […]

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ip466 pill (Ibuprofen 800 mg)

By on April 2nd, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

Ibuprofen is classified under various drug types. It is not a narcotic although it appears that it is often confused for Vicodin or Percocet by lay persons. The pill which is marked with IP466 is the highest dose of Ibuprofen 800mg. Although it is a potent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and antirheumatic agent it is not […]

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How long does Marijuana stay in your system

By on August 27th, 2016 in Addiction and Withdrawals

Over the past couple decade’s marijuana abuse has flourished in the United States. Some 50 million people in the United States have used for recreation purposes and 30% are chronic users. This has caused a need for testing individuals for drug use in the workplace as well as for legal purposes. Many governments are coming […]

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How Long Does Alcohol Stay In Your System

By on August 18th, 2016 in Addiction and Withdrawals

Alcohol is the most abused substance worldwide. It is also one of the oldest methods of intoxication known. Due to both of these points, it is also one of the highest risk behaviors involved in injuries. Many times alcohol abuse is not symptomatic until it is a big issue. (1) This article will discuss the […]

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How Long Does Cocaine Stay In Your System?

By on August 16th, 2016 in Addiction and Withdrawals

Cocaine is a substance with very high abuse potential. It is a recreational drug but is still considered a schedule II controlled substance. This means it needs a physician order to be taken legally. It can at times be prescribed in weaning doses during rehabilitation but other than that it has no medical use.  It […]

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How long does Nicotine stay in your system?

By on August 15th, 2016 in Addiction and Withdrawals

Nicotine is a legal drug which has been on the market for many years. This while understanding completely the threat it causes to one’s health. Studies show that the number of people addicted each year is lowering. In this article, you will see how long nicotine stays in your system and how it is tested. […]

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