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There is a significant difference between a drug addiction and a drug dependency. Addiction is a mental and physical dependency on a substance while dependency is the body’s natural response to having a medication introduced for a period of time, which creates the body’s belief that it needs the substance to function normally.
Diazepam

Diazepam

Diazepam, more popularly known under the brand name Valium, is a versatile drug possessing various effects which make it quite valuable it has been used as anticonvulsant, sedative, hypnotic, skeletal muscle relaxant and many other roles. Diazepam is usua more...

Brand name(s): Alupram, Amiprol, Ansiolin, Ansiolisina, Apaurin, Apozepam, Armonil, Assival, Alboral, Aliseum, Atensine, Atilen,
Tetrazepam

Tetrazepam

Tetrazepam is a generic name for the brand name medication Clinoxan, Epsipam, Myolastan, Musaril, Relaxam, Spasmorelax. It is prescribed for the management of anxiety disorders, and for the short-term relief of anxiety or panic attacks. It can al more...

Brand name(s): Spasmorelax,
Acamprosate

Acamprosate

Acamprosate is a prescribed drug distributed under the brand name Campral that is given to patients who are being treated for alcoholism. Excessive intake of alcohol causes side effects to the functions of the brain. Acamprosate helps the brain to regains more...

Brand name(s): Aotal, Campral, Acamprosato, Acamprosatum,
Atenolol

Atenolol

Atenolol is a cardiovascular medication belonging among the beta blocker group of drugs. It is primarily used to treat chest pains as well as hypertension. It is also useful in the prevention of heart attacks and irregular heart beat episodes. Atenolol wo more...

Brand name(s): Tenoretic, Tenormin, Atehexal, Aircrit, Alinor, Altol, Anselol, Antipressan, Atcardil, Atecard, Atenblock, Atendol, Atenet, Ateni, Atenil, Atenol, Atenolin, Atenomel, Atereal, Aterol,
Atropine

Atropine

Atropine is a tropane alkaloid obtained from Atropa belladonna or deadly nightshade, Datura stramonium or jimsonweed, Mandragora officinarum or mandrake, and other plants of the family Solanaceae. This versatile, all-purpose drug thats a secondary metabo more...

Brand name(s): Atropisol, Atropin, Hyoscyamine, Atropair, Atnaa, Atropen, Atropina, Atropinol, Atrosulf, Equipin, Eyesules, Isopto atropine, I-Tropine, Minims atropine, Ocu-Tropine, Tropine tropate, Troyl tropate,
Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine is a sublingual type of medication, sold under the brand names Subutex, Temgesic, or the like. This is used to treat patients addiction or dependence with narcotics. It has effect on the persons withdrawal symptoms by retarding the urgency more...

Brand name(s): Buprenex, Buprenophine, Buprenorfina, Buprenorphinum, Subutex, Temgesic,
Bupropion

Bupropion

Bupropion is the generic name for medications such as Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL, and Zyban SR. Bupropion is commonly used to treat depressive disorders, seasonal affective disorders, and is used as a smoking cessation medication. Bupropion more...

Brand name(s): Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Zyban, Wellbatrin,
Chlordiazepoxide

Chlordiazepoxide

Chlordiazepoxide is a prescribed drug used to treat persons who are distressed due to alcohol withdrawals, depression and anxiety. The drug is also used to relieve fear from patients before undergoing surgery. It works through the brain and nerves of the more...

Brand name(s): Librium, Abboxide, Balance, Chloradiazepoxide, Chlordiazachel, Chlordiazepoxid, Chlordiazepoxidum, Chloridazepoxide, Chloridiazepide, Chloridiazepoxide, Chlorodiazepoxide,
Clonidine

Clonidine

Clonidine is one promising antihypertensive drug which can help patients deal with psychological bout as well. The drug also is proven effective in children suffering from ADHD. It needs to be taken properly to maintain maximum efficacy and safety. more...

Brand name(s): Catapres, Combipres, Catapresan, Adesipress, Catapressan, Catarpresan, Catarpres, Chlornidinum, Clonidin, Clonidinum, Clonistada, Dixarit, Duraclon,
Clorazepate

Clorazepate

Clorazepate is benzodiazepine medication that contains anxiolytic, sedative, and anticonvulsant properties. It affects the chemicals in one’s brains which, when imbalanced, can result to seizures or anxiety. Clorazepate is recommended to persons who need more...

Brand name(s): Tranxilium, Chlorazepate, Chlorazepic Acid, Clorazepic acid, Gen-xene, Tranxene,