Signs, Withdrawal Timeline & Treatment
Content Overview: Fentanyl, and its cousin carfentanil, are powerful synthetic opioids that can be up to 100 times stronger than Morphine. It has been a recent addition to much of the heroin being sold on the streets making being addicted even more dangerous than ever before. South Coast Counseling has been there and wants to help you finally find recovery from opioids like Fentanyl and heroin.
Fentanyl is used to treat moderate to severe pain. A Schedule II controlled substance, it is classified as an analgesic and opioid. It falls in the same category as morphine. There are several brand names of the drug, including Fentora, Subsys, Lazanda, Onsolis, and Ionsys. Its injection is used to produce surgical anesthesia, as well as for pain treatment during and after surgery.
Similar to morphine, but more potent, fentanyl is a dangerous drug that is highly addictive. Unfortunately, it is a frequently abused prescription drug. We treat fentanyl addiction here at South Coast Counseling. Sometimes, there are dual addictions, such as alcohol abuse.
Regardless of the length of the dependency or its impact on your life, we can help you regain control of the situation and overcome the addiction. With several bad side effects, such as breathing problems, dizziness, drowsiness, and confusion. It is very effective in low doses, so it should be prescribed only by physicians experienced in using the drug.
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SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
like not following conversations easily.
commonly severe enough for 'nodding out'.
such as stumbling, unbalanced walking & falling.
like being unable to form coherant sentances.
Types of Substance Abuse We Treat
Facts About Fentanyl in America
Because it can treat severe pain, fentanyl is most commonly used to treat cancer pain. We have helped hundreds of people through our rehab center overcome their addictions, including their abuse of fentanyl. Now is the time to call us to schedule your initial visit so we can help you overcome the obstacles.
With proper treatment, you can strengthen relationships, be more productive in the workforce and while pursuing an education and overcome the obstacles you face day in and day out.
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South Coast Counseling has over 50 years of experience treating those who suffer from drug addiction & mental illness. Don’t become another statistic, get help now.
115 Americans Die Everyday from Drug Addiction.
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