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What You Need to Know About Study Drugs

There are many misconceptions about study drugs, among students as well as parents. Research indicates that 25% of teenagers believe that prescription stimulants can be used to help them study and nearly 1/3 of parents believe that ADHD medications enhance academic performance, even if their child doesn’t have ADHD.1 These misconceptions can be dangerous, as […]

Mixing Alcohol and Zolpidem

Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Ambie Zolpidem is the pharmaceutical name for Ambien. It is an imidazopyridine hypnotic drug, a prescription medication, used primarily for the treatment of insomnia and some other brain disorders. The intended effects of zolpidem are usually achieved within 15 minutes after ingestion, making it an ideal drug for initiating sleep. […]

What are Effects of Mixing Alcohol and Sedatives?

Alcohol and drugs do not mix. This is a slogan that we often hear from the media to try to encourage individuals to stop mixing alcohol and sedatives or other drugs. More often than not when an individual displays this type of mixing behavior, it can be a warning sign they are addicted to sedatives […]

What are the Effects of Mixing Alcohol and GHB?

Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a central nervous system depressant found naturally in the body in the form of an amino acid. At high doses, GHB slows heart rate and respiration considerably. At low doses, it sedates the body. Some body builders incorporate it in their muscle-building initiatives. “At high doses, GHB slows heart rate and respiration […]