CODEINE: KNOW ABOUT ADDICTION AND TREATMENT
Many people become dependent on Codeine as addiction to opiate painkillers has become common place now-a-days.Tolerance to the dose of Codeine prescribed may also be one of the reasons for coDeine addiction.So,It is always better to let know the doctor if the patient feels that the prescribed dosage is not giving the same results in releiving the pain as before.This whould be a great help in preventing the addiction.One of the prominant side effects of Codeine a euphoric or dreamy feeling that can blunt emotional pain.This is one of the reasons why the patients get prompted to take more of Codeine, so that they can feel better which leads to codeine addiction.
Signs of Addiction :
* Obssessed with obtaining and consuming the drug.
* Compulsive or uncontrolable use of the drug though aware of its consequences.
* The onset of withdrawal symptoms when stopped abruptly clearly showing physical dependency on the Drug.
1.Irregular heart beat
In order to reduce the withdrawal symptoms,a gradual reduction of the use of codeine is advised ,rather than abruptly ceasing the drug.
The Waismann methodsm of Detox under anaesthesia for Codeine abuse offers a humane and effective Codeine treatment solution for the patients.This includes correcting the chemical inbalances,psycological evaluations and latest medical advancement to cotrol cravings.Rapid drug detox known as ANR(Accelerated Neuro Regulation)maintains the highest success rate in the case of opiate dependency.In this treatment the body’s opiate receptors are cleansed os opiates when the patient is Anaesthetized and asleep.Thus,the patien gets rid of the physical addiction.
With an understanding and loving family and friends who can boost the morale of the patient and encouragement it is easy to come out of the Addiction.