Prescription pain-relieving medications called painkillers are the most addictive drugs used in the UK. Millions of patients all over the country are prescribed pain-relieving drugs, and, unfortunately, many people develop an addiction to them without exceeding the prescribed dose.
A person can develop addiction to painkillers even with recommended measurements. 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. Discover a treatment facility that can help you recover quickly by calling 0800 772 3971.
Reliance is characterized as a physical reliance and mental impulse. when someone abuses painkillers for a while, their body will be dependant on drugs.
Withdrawal symptoms and tolerance are two indications of a physical addiction. The mental impulse implies a man will keep on using the medication regardless of negative outcomes.
Statistics Regarding Addiction To Painkillers
You may be surprised by the fact that addiction to prescribed painkiller a general issue that we are facing in the society.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has some frightening data on analgesic misuse.
If you have a reliance on painkillers, you can get help from anywhere I you are willing to recover and are ready to take the first step towards it, you definitely will recover.
Frequently Used Analgesics
Codeine: belongs to opiates but is less potent than other ones; easily available with a prescription, codeine is used for relieving cough and pain, from mild to moderate.
Codeine is an easy target for young adults. Mostly consumed with sweet drinks. The combination goes by the name purple drank or sizzurp.
While codeine is considered as a substitute drug, it can also cause pretty dangerous effects.
Darvon/Darvocet: these two propoxyphene-based painkillers are very dangerous: when their use was at its peak, thousands of people were hospitalized and died due to these drugs; so, FDA have banned use of Darvocet and Darvon in the US.
However, this drug somehow still remain in the market and society.
Demerol - Though it is not often used in recent times due to the high possibility of a user relying on the drug, Demerol is used to alleviate painful sensations of varying intensity.
With a similar ecstatic outcome to morphine, Demerol is a registered trademark for meperidine.
Dilaudid - This analgesic is extremely potent often going with alias 'hospital grade heroin'.
Dilaudid comes in a tablet form. It is actually dangerous for those who have no tolerance to opioid because of its highly addictive nature. Dilaudid abuse may cause trouble breathing or worse, death.
Fentanyl: A synthetic painkiller 100 times powerful and addictive as morphine, fentanyl is only used to treat serious agony when patient becomes intolerant to opioids.
if utilized along with different painkillers including heroin, fentanyl can rapidly prompt to overdose and result in various risky symptoms.
Hydrocodone: Being a basic ingredient of many potent painkilling drugs, hydrocodone is included as a compound into drugs like Norco and Vicodin.
The Food and Drug Administration has given the go-ahead to clean hydrocodone medications, but it is also commonly mixed with ibuprofen or acetaminophen.
Hydrocodone is very addictive.
Methadone - It is an opioid that is used to alleviate moderate to serious pain and to control cravings of users who are dependent to other opiates such as heroin.
Though methadone is utilized for treating different addictions, it's a strong habit forming drug
Morphine - This very powerful opiate has been praised as a blessing for patients who have to endure serious chronic pain.
Individuals who use morphine are likely to become dependent on it and besides it is the cause of so many drug related deaths.
Oxycodone: It is one of the most addictive prescribed drugs. It is sold with various brand names, such as OxyContin and Percocet.
It can easily be misused yet it is readily available in most authorized pharmaceutical stores.
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