Addiction Rehab Toronto provides effective prescription drug addiction treatment for all type of prescription drug abuse. Prescription drugs that are abused fall into three broad categories:
- Prescription opioids: Used primarily for pain relief, these medications provide a sense of euphoria. Examples include codeine, methadone, morphine and oxycodone. Click here to learn more about treatment options for opiod addiction treatment.
- Prescription sedatives: These drugs are used to treat anxiety and insomnia. They are sought after for their calming effects. They include barbituates like pentobarbital (Nembutal), benzodiazepines like lorazepam (Ativan) and alprazolam (Xanax), and sleep medication like zelpidem (Ambien)
- Prescription stimulants: These drugs, called amphetamines, are used to treat conditions like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and result in heightened alertness, attention and energy. Click here to learn more about treatment options for amphetamine addiction.