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... s and I have struggled with substance abuse and substance dependency since I was in my early teens. ... (0 replies)
OTC Drug Abuse
Oct 17, 2006
... which is the active ingredient in Robitussin and Coricidin at least 4 times a week. I also used to abuse Dipenhydrimate and dipenhydramine which were the drugs in Benadryl and Dramamine. ... (1 replies)
... Yes, I have heard of people becoming addicted to Benadryl, my mother is one. She has been in treatment for alcohol and drugs 3 times, the last time was for benadryl. At first I didn't believe that was all she was taking even though there were many empty packages all over her house and in her trash...yes we went through her trash trying to find out what all she was on. She... (12 replies)

... Try contacting your county's mental health board and ask if there is any type of free assistance or sliding fee assistance. Almost every city will have a mental health board and they provide free or low cost counseling and/or psychiatric assistance to people who don't have insurance. There are options out there but you must be willing to seek them out. Are you willing to... (9 replies)
... You are using the Benadryl as an "escape" in your life because you don't want to deal with life on life's terms. ... (9 replies)
... risking your life with a dangerous dose of an antihistamine because clearly something is bothering you in your life and you are searching for a way to "fix it" Benadryl is NOT the answer and at this level may cause serious harm. Once again, feel free to look that up yourself and see what high levels of this drug can do. ... (9 replies)
... I didnt use benadryl to sleep, but to get high. ... (9 replies)
... When I was going through my hydro withdrawal's I was taking 3 Benadryl and a Melatonin to help get me to sleep but I never felt myself getting hooked on them. ... (10 replies)
... Taking Benadryl in massive doses can cause an adverse effect, Instead of feeling sleepy you feel hyper, jittery and talkative. ... (10 replies)
... Lisa, I know it is difficult to beleive that someone can get hooked on them. I wouldn't have believed it myself if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes. The Benadryl made my mom real talky and hyper too. She was taking massive doses much like her husband. She is a long time pill addict. ... (10 replies)
... Your husband is playing with fire!!! You need to contact his doctor and tell on him. The Benadryl can cause the jittery and confusion. These are HUGE amounts he is taking. ... (10 replies)
... I've heard/read about kids taking high amounts of benadryl to get a buzz, but from what I've read it's a pretty scary/bad trip. I, personally, don't get how they do it, because if I take two of the 25 mg, I'm asleep in 30 mins and stay asleep for a good 8-10 hours!! (10 replies)
... I have heard serveral addicts talk about Benadryl. most "old timers" avoid it. As addicts most everything has to be taken in moderation. ANYTHING that makes me feel good, lets me escape when I want, feeds any of my triggers can put me in a harmful place,. (10 replies)
... I don't know about mixing methadone with the OTC's your husband is taking. I did want to let you know that I have heard of people taking huge amounts of OTC drugs. My mother did this with Benadryl. At one point she had to go into a hospital to detox. I think they wanted to watch her to make sure she didn't have physical problems coming off. I had never heard of anyone... (10 replies)
... These stories are all so inspiring! Listen, it is my personal belief that if you have an addicting personality, than anything can be your drug of choice. Just because something is sold over the counter does not mean it cannot be abused. I know a gal who was dealing with an eating disorder and she told me she actually took over 100 laxatives a day......I mean who would... (9 replies)
... It took me a long time after coming off drugs to sleep. But like I said to reach Im on seraquel which helps you sleep. (9 replies)
... ing, its sad. anyway his doc knows of his history yet has prescibed visterol which is an antihistamine.. he takes 1 a night... now, i know a true addict will abuse anything. maybe the doc is thinking its the lesser of 2 evils..i dont know and cant question it..he is 21 yrs old.. ... (9 replies)
... Substance Abuse in any form substantially depletes your body of nutrients. ... (0 replies)
... Substance Abuse in any form substantially depletes your body of nutrients. ... (41 replies)
... Substance Abuse in any form substantially depletes your body of nutrients. ... (1 replies)




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