Rehab for prescription medication...without going to rehab

Prescription medications can come in many different forms, shapes and sizes. Prescription medications can be very addictive as they are often more powerful than street drugs.

These are usually administered to address pain, anxiety, and a range of physical, emotional, and psychological afflictions. However, when these active drugs are used outside of legitimate prescriptions, they become prone to abuse and addiction.

If you are worried about your use of prescription drugs we are more than happy to help you make a plan and change things up.

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Signs & Symptoms of prescription medication addictive patterns

Prescription medications can come in lots of different forms and fall into different drug type categories.

Some of the most common prescription medications that people form addictive patterns around are benzodiazepines and opiates.

Below we have listed some different signs and symptoms that occur as someone develops addictive patterns around prescription medications.

Benzodiazepines

  • impaired thinking or memory loss
  • anxiety and depression
  • irritability, paranoia and aggression
  • personality change
  • weakness, lethargy and lack of motivation
  • drowsiness, sleepiness and fatigue
  • difficulty sleeping or disturbing dreams
  • headaches
  • nausea
  • skin rashes and weight gain
  • overdose and death

Opioids

  • dental problems
  • mood swings
  • reduced sex drive and decreased level of testosterone (males) and menstrual problems (females)
  • needing to use more to get the same effect
  • financial, work or social problems.
  • overdose and death

If you or a loved one is experiencing signs or symptoms of prescription addiction, we would recommend that you get in touch with us as this would indicate that some addictive patterns are starting to and/or have formed with prescription drug use.

We would love to help and remember this isn’t a life sentence; you can continue leading a normal life…we just need to change some stuff.

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