Author: Winston Jones

Signs and Symptoms of Gabapentin Abuse

Gabapentin, often available under the trade name Neurontin, is an analog of the neurotransmitter in charge of regulating our brain’s electrical impulses. Patients take it to treat epileptic seizures, but as time went by its application has spread to other ailments like restless leg syndrome and hot flashes. The FDA categorized the drug as a nonscheduled drug. This was because they believe that the drug has a minuscule abuse potential. However, there are reasons to believe that the innocent anticonvulsant is no longer safe from widespread abuse. Abuse is different from addiction in a way that abuse refers to...

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Clonazepam Vs Xanax

What Are The Differences Between Clonazepam And Xanax? Xanax, a trade name for the generic drug alprazolam, is an anxiolytic benzodiazepine and a minor tranquilizer. The company initially sold the drug as a treatment for panic disorders. By 2010, it became the most prescribed and abused benzodiazepine in the market. (1) Clonazepam is a tranquilizer under the benzodiazepine drug group. Pharmacies often sell it under the brand name Klonopin. The drug first became available in the United States in 1975 when the Hoffman La Roche Company introduced the drug. Uses Of Xanax And Clonazepam Xanax possesses some sedating properties...

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Weed And Adderall

Weed and Adderall are some of the most famous drugs around the world. They share some similarities; however, they also have some differences that users need to know. This similarities and differences will determine if either of them are safe for you. How Does Marijuana Affect The Body? Marijuana, also known as weed, or pot, is a psychoactive drug that is famous for the euphoric effects that it gives its users. It comes from the dried up and shredded parts of the cannabis plant. Furthermore, the drug is more often used for recreational purposes. However, there are a lot...

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Adderall Vs Meth

What Are The Differences Between Adderall and Meth? Methamphetamine, meth for short, is one of the most abused drugs in the world. The Japanese chemist Nagai Nagayoshi first synthesized the drug from amphetamine in 1893. However, it was only commercially produced when it was used as a stimulating drug for soldiers in World War II. However, the side effects of the drug were so intense that the soldiers lessen their use in the 1940’s. On the other hand, Adderall came from the salts of the drug Dextroamphetamine. It is a powerful drug that can treat various mental disorders such...

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Provigil Vs Adderall

What Are The Differences Between Provigil And Adderall? Provigil, also known as Modafinil is a eugeroic that doctors prescribe to treat sleep disorders. Eugeroics are drugs that stimulate wakefulness to its user. Furthermore, French chemist Michel Jouvet created the drug in the 1970’s during his tenure in Lafon Laboratories. On the other hand, Adderall is powerful drug primarily used to treat various mental disorders such as ADHD.  Shire Pharmaceutical’s subsidiary Richwood Pharmaceuticals introduced it back in 1996 as an instant-release tablet. Since then, it has become one of the most famous and abused psychoactive drug in the US. (1) Uses...

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