If you or one of your loved ones is an Opiate user then you must know that you could become addict towards this drug very easily.
This article gives valuable information about the Opiate Addiction and the signs and dangers associated with this addiction.
Opiate and other related Opioids are legally prescribed medicines by the general Physicians to those patients who suffer from severe pains. Though these narcotics are legal drugs, they are similar to the illegal street drugs because they have high potential risk for the users to abuse it. Some patients also take this drug through IV by crushing the pills and inducing. This is considered as the most dangerous and serious intakes of Opiate.
People who are addicted towards this substance do not accept that they are drug addicts as they are in the intention that they are using the prescribed medicine but not the illegal drugs. However Opiate addiction is considered as vulnerable and contemplative addiction as other illegal ones.
* What are the dangers associated with it?
After significant period of Opiate Addiction, individuals suffer from severe side effects which depend upon the method how they administered the drug, since how long they are using it and how much dosage. Some severe signs include respiratory problems, depression, analgesia, euphoria, sedation, etc. Other general side effects are constipation, nausea, vomiting, itching, dry skin, confusion, not able to decide on anything properly leading to poor judgment, blurred speech, etc.
* There are recovery treatments available for Opiate addiction similar to other kinds of addiction.
However, there are also painful withdrawal symptoms associated with this substance when any addict stops using it. Some of the symptoms include insomnia, depression, nausea, vomiting, irritation, muscle pain. These pains could be severe making the person to take Opiate again but the good news is most of these effects can be relieved through natural remedies and organic medicated substances. For example, insomnia can be cured by using the root of valerian plant.
It is suggested for the people who want to come out of Opiate Addiction to take break from their regular work and with the help and support of family members and friends they can innovate several ways to come out of the painful withdrawal symptoms.