Opiate addiction is very common. These include percocet, oxycodone, hydromorphone, heroin, morphine and codeine (found in tylenol 1-4).
Safe alcohol use is less than 15 drinks per week for men and 10 drinks per week for women (except during pregnancy where there is no safe limit of alcohol use).
You can get addicted to cannabis, and there is a withdrawal syndrome associated with it. There are some medications that can assist with quitting overuse of marijuana.
These medications include valium, ativan, lorazepam and clonazepam, among others. They are addictive, and can be difficult to get off of.
Dr. Holowaty strongly supports harm reduction. We provide clean injection kits and encourage the knowledge of and use of naloxone kits.
These include gambling, internet use, and gaming addictions. If it is causing issues in the rest of your life, and yet you can't stop doing it, you may have moved into an addictive behaviour.