A long-term outcome study shows alumni of Elements Behavioral Health treatment centers enjoy a dramatic increase in days free of drug or alcohol use, less cravings, and improved mood and quality of life.
Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1960, Lomotil is a brand name for the generic drug diphenoxylate and atropine. Each Lomotil tablet contains 2.5 mg diphenoxylate hydrochloride and .025 mg atropine sulfate. Diphenoxylate hydrochloride is an antidiarrheal drug. A small amount of the anticholinergic atropine sulfate is added to discourage deliberate […]
In 2016, more than 40% of all U.S. opioid overdose deaths involved a prescription opioid. The most common drugs involved in these overdoses were methadone, oxycodone (e.g. OxyContin) and hydrocodone (e.g. Vicodin®). From 2000 to 2015, Utah experienced a nearly 400% spike in deaths from the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs. Utah had the […]
Muscle relaxers or relaxants are medications with sedative and depressant properties used to treat a wide array of musculoskeletal conditions. Typically prescribed in combination with physical therapy, the goal of these medications is to reduce skeletal muscle spasms, alleviate pain and increase mobility of impacted muscles. In addition, many of these drugs are prescribed for […]