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GHB

Nov 07 2013 05:15 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid or GHB is an FDA approved drug used as a CNS depressant focal in the treatment of a sleep disorder called narcolepsy. It has a sedative characteristic and helps in relaxation of the body.....

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Ketamine

Nov 07 2013 05:20 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Ketamine is a drug that falls under the classification of NMDA receptor antagonist. This recreational drug is used in veterinary and human medicine with its high anesthetic dosage called “dissociative anesthesia".....

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Rohypnol

Nov 07 2013 05:26 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Rohypnol is a nervous system depressant used as a pre-op medication to induce anesthesia. It is a considered as a short-acting benzodiazepine similar to Xanax and Valium used to treat sleeping disorders. This drug is illegal in the US......

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Salvia

Nov 07 2013 05:49 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Salvia (Salvia divinorum) is a legal hallucinogenic drug used as an alternative to marijuana.....

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Narcotics, Opioids and Pain Relievers

Nov 09 2013 08:37 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

An opioid is a narcotic drug that is derived through synthetically from opium that binds to opioid receptors in the body in a way similar to opiates.....

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Dilaudid

Nov 09 2013 08:40 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Dilaudid is a brand name of hydromorphone (also called dimorphone). A semi-synthetic derivative of morphine, Dilaudid is an opioid analgesic in medical terminology and is a high abuse potential drug ("Schedule II" narcotic).....

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Lorcet

Nov 09 2013 10:14 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Lorcet is a brand name for a drug that combine acetaminophen (aka Tylenol) with hydrocodone, an opium derivative, to create an effective pain-killing drug, which can be addictive.....

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Lortab

Nov 09 2013 10:15 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Lortab is a brand name for a drug that combines hydrocodone, an opioid, with acetaminophen (Tylenol), similar in its chemical makeup to Vicodin, to create an effective pain-killing drug that can be prone to causing addiction.....

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Norco

Nov 09 2013 10:20 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Doctors prescribe Norco as an effective pain reliever.....

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Vicodin

Nov 09 2013 10:34 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Vicodin is a brand name for a drug that combine acetaminophen (most commonly known as Tylenol) with hydrocodone, an opioid, to create an effective pain-killing drug that can be prone to causing addiction. (“Schedule III” narcotic).....

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Oxycodone

Nov 09 2013 10:47 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Oxycodone is a synthetic opioid prescribed to relieve moderate to severe pain by providing an analgesic effect by increasing pain tolerance and decreasing pain perception.....

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Tylox

Nov 13 2013 05:19 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Tylox combines oxycodone and acetaminophen in a rapid release tablet form designed as a painkiller.....

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Oxycontin

Nov 09 2013 10:50 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Oxycontin is a brand name of oxycodone hydrochloride, a synthetic opioid derived from thebaine.....

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Amphetamine

Nov 14 2013 07:10 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Amphetamine is an addictive drug which is a very potent CNS stimulant that causes increased heart rate and high blood pressure.....

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Sedatives

Nov 13 2013 05:26 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Sedatives come mostly from a class of drugs called benzodiazepine (sometimes referred to as Benzos or BZD).....

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Buspar

Nov 13 2013 05:29 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Buspar is a trade name for buspirone, a drug used to treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder and sometimes depression.....

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Halcion

Nov 13 2013 05:36 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Halcion is a brand name of triazolam, which is a benzodiazepine-type tranquilizer.....

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Equanil

Nov 13 2013 05:32 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Equanil is a tranquilizer used to treat anxiety disorders or short-term anxiety. It allows the user to relax by slowing activity in the brain.....

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Klonopin

Nov 13 2013 05:58 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Klonopin is a brand name of clonazepam, which is used to control seizures and panic attacks......

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Librium

Nov 13 2013 06:02 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Librium is a trade name for Chlordiazepoxide, a benzodiazepine-type tranquilizer, which is used primarily to treat short-term anxiety, specifically in those undergoing alcohol withdrawal treatment.....

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Miltown

Nov 13 2013 06:17 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Miltown is a tranquilizer used to treat anxiety disorders or short-term anxiety.....

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Lorazepam

Nov 13 2013 06:06 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Lorazepam, a benzodiazepine-type tranquilizer, is prescribed to treat a range of conditions. It relieves anxiety by slowing down the brain.....

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Serax

Nov 13 2013 06:51 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Serax is a short- to intermediate strength tranquilizer of the benzodiazepine family. It is used to treat anxiety, insomnia and alcohol withdrawal.....

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Valium

Nov 13 2013 06:54 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Valium is the brand name of Diazepam, a benzodiazepine manufactured by Hoffmann-La Rouce. It is one of the most popular tranquilizers or muscle relaxers in the world.....

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Roxicet

Nov 13 2013 05:16 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Roxicet is a rapid onset medication that combines oxycodone and acetaminophen.....

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Percodan

Nov 13 2013 05:11 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Percodan is an effective painkiller, when prescribed correctly.....

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Xanax

Nov 13 2013 06:57 PM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Xanax, a trade name for Alprazolam, is a strong short-acting tranquilizer from the benzodiazepine family.....

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Adderall

Nov 14 2013 07:06 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Adderall is a brand-name stimulant prescribed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy.....

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Concerta

Nov 14 2013 07:14 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Concerta is a brand name for a sustained release formulation of Methylphenidate, MPH, a psycho stimulant drug originally popularized as the brand name Ritalin.....

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Ritalin

Nov 14 2013 07:21 AM | gordon in Prescription Drugs

Ritalin is the most common brand name for a formulation of Methylphenidate, or MPH, a psychostimulant drug.....

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