side effects | The Fix
facebook twitter RSS
HOT TOPICS: Alcoholism  Addiction  AA  Cocaine  Heroin

side effects

Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

By McCarton Ackerman

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations. MORE  

Antidepressants are Anti-Sex

By Sophie Saint Thomas

SSRI's may have helped my sobriety and my personal life, but they aren't helping me with my sex life. MORE  

LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

By McCarton Ackerman

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior. MORE  

Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

By John Lavitt

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin. MORE  

Anti-Anxiety Drugs and Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Risk of Death

By Victoria Kim

Researchers warned doctors to exercise more caution in prescribing drugs like Xanax and Ambien, the side effects of which they said are "significant and dangerous." MORE  

FDA Seeks To Limit List of Drug Risks on TV Ads

By Paul Gaita

The lengthy and often comical list of adverse side effects that concludes many television commercials for prescription drugs may be a thing of the past. MORE  

30-Somethings Overdo It on "Club Drugs"

By Victoria Kim

Patients at London's leading club-drug clinic are older than you might expect. MORE  

Does Marijuana Cause Strokes?

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers say pot raises risk of strokes, but concurrent tobacco smoking may also be to blame. MORE  

Parkinson's Disease Doesn't Cause Addiction

By Valerie Tejeda

Higher addiction rates in sufferers are due to the side effects of meds, not the disease itself, say researchers. MORE  

Big Pharma Hopes to Make a Diet-Pill Killing

By Sarah Beller

New weight-loss drugs are about to hit the market. But fears about potential side effects remain. MORE  

Pages

  • Ask an Expert
  • The Blogs
  • Music & Comedy
The Quick Fix
Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment.

9/19/14 7:30pm
Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment.

9/19/14 5:30pm
Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House.

9/19/14 3:30pm
South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training.

9/19/14 1:00pm
Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling.

9/19/14 10:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Normies React to the 12 Steps

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy. .. I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance."

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

Most Popular
the fix tv

Addiction Recovery

Your One-Stop Resource For Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery News and More

The Fix is an independent, daily website delivering news, articles and opinion pieces on addiction and recovery. Our website is your one-stop source for a broad range of addiction-related information including the latest alcohol and drug addiction recovery therapies, rehab reviews and sober living tips.

You'll also find comprehensive listings for 12-step programs and addiction recovery fellowships, non-faith based programs, professional organizations and other valuable resources. Gain the knowledge and support you need to maintain a healthy recovery with The Fix!