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Over The counter Medicine Rehabs & Detox in Wyoming

It will not be every day that a person will become addicted to over the counter medication, but there are a few factors that can make it very likely. If a person abusing these drugs and is mixing them with other drugs such as alcohol, they are at a greater risk of becoming addicted to over the counter drugs. People who are living within the state of Wyoming and who are struggling with drug abuse should seek out help immediately. Drugs within cough medicine such as DXM or dextromethorphan can cause severe addictions and serious health problems when abused. The proper form of treatment and rehab will include detox and therapy within either a residential or outpatient treatment program. There are numerous different brands of cough and cold medicine sold at drug stores and supermarkets across the state of Wyoming, most of which can be purchased without a prescription.

Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Services for Acetaminophen Addiction in Wyoming

Wyoming has a definite problem with the abuse of over-the-counter drugs containing acetaminophen. Because it is an ingredient in most over-the-counter medications including pain relievers and fever reducers, it is highly possible for an individual to take more than what is recommended per the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is 4 000 mg in a 24-hour period. The Know Your Dose website has a four-step guide to help citizens use acetaminophen safely.

Medications Take Back in Casper, WY

The Casper Police Department has in their lobby a drop box where people can dispose of their prescription medications and over-the-counter pain medications. This is to avoid them being taken by someone other than who they were prescribed to or bought by, as this could cause a great deal of damage to that person. Their website provides information on the medications they accept and how to dispose of them in the drop box.

Here is a list of treatment centers for OTC drug abuse in Wyoming. The list can be incomplete, so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Detox Centers & Rehabs for Over The Counter Drug Addiction in Wyoming


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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people.