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What is Tramadol and Why It’s on the Controlled Substance List

You may know tramadol under its brand name, Ultram. Manufacturers also offer an extended release version, Ultram ER. When mixed with acetaminophen, which sells under the trade name Tylenol, the drug’s name changes to Ultracet. But what is tramadol, exactly? Opioid Painkiller or Serotonin Uptake Inhibitor? Both! Initially, the manufacturer believed that the substance had…

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How to Detox from Alcohol

Have you unsuccessfully tried to stop abusing alcohol? Do you want to get sober, but always get pulled back into the cycle of abuse when the withdrawal symptoms appear? The symptoms of alcohol withdrawal can be quite challenging to overcome. Once you know how to detox from alcohol in a safe and effective manner, you…