Re-Engineered Plant Compound Reduces Morphine-Seeking Behavior in Mice

Table of Contents Plant Compound Shows Promise in Morphine Addiction Treatment Resources and References: The abuse of prescription and illegal opioids, such as morphine and heroin, is a significant problem in the U.S., with devastating public health, economic, and social consequences. That’s why scientists are searching for new medicines to help break the cycle of addiction. Now, researchers…

Why Can’t Everyone Take Modafinil?

Table of Contents Why Modafinil Isn’t Appropriate for Everyone Modafinil Addiction Resources and References: The world’s favorite smart drug is much safer than Adderall and a promising treatment for substance abuse and neurodegenerative disorders—so why can’t we use it? Chances are you’ve heard of the drug modafinil. You know the one: the “smart drug,” sometimes called…

Methylin Addiction News

Table of Contents Methylin (Methylene Blue) Use in Fighting Alzheimer’s Resources and References: Methylin (Methylene Blue) Use in Fighting Alzheimer’s Researchers say that methylene blue, a chemical commonly used by aquarium hobbyists, may offer a promising new way to treat memory disorders like Alzheimer’s and dementia. Their findings, published earlier this week, show that small oral…

How Estrogen Affects Methamphetamine Addiction

Table of Contents Meth Addiction and Estrogen Resources and References: Male rats have held steady as the focus of most addiction studies in the past. But as the field starts to take female rats into account, scientists see that drugs like methamphetamine affect the sexes separately, suggesting the basis for a change in addiction treatment.…

Methadose, Use, Abuse, Action, and Side Effects

Table of Contents Methadose Use and Addiction Life-threatening Respiratory Depression Life-Threatening QT Prolongation Accidental Ingestion Misuse, Abuse, and Diversion of Opioids Interactions with Drugs Affecting Cytochrome P450 Isoenzymes Mechanism of Action Resources and References: Life-threatening Respiratory Depression Respiratory depression, including lethal cases, has been reported during the initiation and conversion of patients to Methadose. Even…

Methadone Hydrochloride Addiction News

Table of Contents Methadone Hydrochloride Addiction What Is Methadone? Dosage for Methadone What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements have Methadone? Methadone During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Additional Information Resources and References: What Is Methadone? Methadone Hydrochloride Tablets (methadone) is a narcotic used as a pain reliever and drug addiction detoxification and maintenance programs. Methadone hydrochloride is available…