Oxycodone withdrawal symptoms include increased heart rate, increased breath rate, loss of appetite, nausea and gastrointestinal symptoms.
When taken as prescribed, drugs containing oxycodone like OxyContin, Roxicodone and Percocet can help relieve severe pain. Treatment can effectively help.
This compulsive drug seeking behavior is a disease called addiction. In some cases, the only thing that matters is obtaining and using the drug, despite dangerous consequences.
Law enforcement seized more than 1.2 million doses of oxycodone in 2013, up 535 percent from 2012. The U.S. government lists oxycodone as a Schedule II controlled substance, meaning it has a high potential for abuse that can lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
They also help prepare people for relapse and teach them how to continue treatment plans if a relapse occurs.
Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opiate drug that is prescribed primarily for treating pain. It is most commonly prescribed in the form of OxyContin.
When individuals become addicted to oxycodone, they are likely to exhibit drug-seeking behavior in order to feed their need for the drug. They may visit multiple doctors and try to get more than one prescription for oxycodone.
A drug overdose requires emergency medical treatment. Doctors may use a drug (naloxone) if breathing is very slow or not deep.
Others may use these types of drugs without a prescription, to get “high.” This is an extremely dangerous practice. This practice is growing among young adults.
Creative Care treats an addicts Signs and Symptoms of Oxycodone Detox and Withdrawal. It is imperative when diagnosing the medical aspect of detoxification.
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It cannot be stressed enough how important it is to have trained staff present during detox and rehabilitation, not in the least because many people have a dual diagnosis, which means they also suffer from some sort of mental health issue. Unfortunay, as the drug is so similar to heroin, addiction treatment is long and difficult. However, it is something that can be done under the supervision of our team of professionals at Creative Care.