Mixing Accutane and Alcohol: Know the Health Risks and Side Effects

Mixing Accutane and Alcohol: Know the Health Risks and Side Effects

The drug formerly known as Accutane was the brand name for the generic medication isotretinoin, which is administered as a treatment for persistent, treatment-resistant acne. Due to the dual risk of liver toxicity, mixing accutane and alcohol can be harmful and is not recommended. Alcohol Facts: Effects, Health Risks, and Dangers Drinking alcohol is typically a socially acceptable vice when consumed…

Understanding Ativan Half-Life, Duration, and Effects

Understanding Ativan Half-Life, Duration, and Effects

Ativan, a brand-name benzodiazepine prescription medication, has been demonstrated to be effective in alleviating anxiety symptoms.[1] Ativan also carries a risk profile much like other benzodiazepines—namely, the risk of dependency and misuse. Ativan can pose challenges if used for longer durations than intended or if subjected to misuse. What is Ativan? Ativan, known by its generic name lorazepam, is a widely…

How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System?

How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System?

Cocaine is a potent stimulant drug that causes an intense but brief high. People who use cocaine tend to use it regularly to achieve that high, quickly leading to dependency. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), which covers substance use, mental health, and treatment, approximately 4.8 million…

The Last Resort Awarded State Licensure

The Last Resort Awarded State Licensure

Austin, Texas – The Texas Department of State Health Service announced the full licensing of 35 specialized alcohol and drug treatment beds for a nationally recognized, state of the art facility located outside of Austin.  The Last Resort specializes in treatment services for men recovering from alcohol and other drug addictions. The new licensing supports Intensive and Supportive Residential Treatment as…