Painkillers recommended by specialists pose dangerous addictive behaviour in America. Across the country, millions of prescriptions for pain relievers are signed and several users develop a dependency to these pain relievers on their dose that has been prescribed alone.
Patients can start develop an addiction to painkillers even if they take no more than the prescribed dose of the medicine. Since painkilling medications are prescribed in America very often, so, these drugs commonly cause addiction because of their nature (they bring euphoria); what is more, dependence on painkillers forms very quickly. Get a remedial centre which suits you perfectly by phoning 0800 772 3971 today.
Addiction is stipulated as mental fixation and physical reliance. A corporeal reliance often occurs when one persists in the usage of analgesics.
Disuse signs and resilience level characterize carnal reliance. Physical dependency is marked by the ignorant behaviour towards the negative consequences of abusing drugs.
Painkiller Addiction Statistics
Alas, people get addicted to prescription pain-relieving drugs more often than you think.
Statistics on painkiller abuse provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse looks really alarming:
If you have a reliance on painkillers, you can get help from anywhere Provided that you are ready to make the first move, it is possible to shake off the addiction.
Commonly Addictive Painkiller
Codeine: this is a prescribed drug to relieve mild to moderate pain. It can also be used to treat cough. The nature of this drug is less stronger than other opiates.
Codeine is frequently mixed with sweet drinks to form a solution popularly called purple drink which is often misused by young people.
Those who take codeine can switch to other opiates, which are far more dangerous.
Darvocet/Darvon: Darvocet and Darvon, drugs that are banned by FDA were propoxyphene-based painkillers that caused huge number of hospitalizations due to dangerous side effects and deaths when it was in circulation.
The distribution of most of these illicit drugs has continued till today.
Demerol - It is used for average to serious pain, but as it is potentially very addictive it is not prescribed often today.
Demerol is the brand name for meperidine and causes a high just like morphine.
Dilaudid: Dilaudid is also known as "hospital grade heroin" because it is a very strong painkiller.
Administered in prolonged-release tablets, is very dangerous, especially for those who has no tolerance to opioids - in such a case abuse of Dilaudid can result in breathing troubles or even cause death.
Fentanyl - It is a synthetic painkiller that's 100 times stronger than morphine and is only prescribed to people who are tolerant to opioids and experience severe pain.
A perilous outcome consisting of overdose related issues endures when fentanyl is combined with other analgesics as well as heroin.
Hydrocodone: As a fundamental part of various effective painkillers, hydrocodone can be found in medications, for example, Vicodin and Norco.
Though the FDA has endorsed products of hydrocodone, it is normally mixed with acetaminophen or ibuprofen.
They are all exceptionally addictive.
Methadone: this is another prescribed painkiller which is only used to treat severe pain. Sometimes it can be a substitute for drug addicts, such as heroin addicts.
Despite being used to treat opiate addicts, methadone itself is an addictive drug.
Morphine: Being an extremely strong opiate, morphine is considered an optimal medication for the patients who are suffering from prolonged severe pains.
It leads to a substantial number of accidental drug-related deaths across the country and is one of the most addictive drugs.
Oxycodone: This drug is sold under a number of brand names, e.g. Percocet and OxyContin; oxycodone is among the most addictive prescription medications.
Oxycodone is the most prescribed painkillers and has cause many addictions.
Being addicted to painkillers is very destructive, risky, and expensive. Although countless people are battling with an addiction to painkillers, there are enough people who are trained to assist with treating the addiction. Putting your life back in order is as easy as locating an outstanding remedial centre that releases you from the shackles of your dependence on analgesics. Lots of rehabilitation centres with highly qualified addiction counsellors and effective, well-proven treatment programs are available to you. We can assist you to locate a treatment facility that will help you beat your addiction to pain relievers while taking into account your budget, individual requirements and whereabouts.