Signs, Withdrawal Timeline & Treatment

Fentanyl Addiction

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 product 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 asalcohol 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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Fentanyl Addiction

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS

CONFUSION

like not following conversations easily.

DROWSINESS

commonly severe enough for 'nodding out'.

DIFFICULTY WALKING

such as stumbling, unbalanced walking & falling.

SLURRED SPEECH

like being unable to form coherant sentances.

Facts About Fentanyl in America

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of the more than 64,000 drug-related overdose deaths in 2016 were related to Fentanyl or Fentanyl-laced opioids.
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increase in Fentanyl-related deaths in Florida from 251 in 2012, to 951 deaths in 2015.
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increase in the retail sales/prescriptions of Fentanyl over the last 10 years.

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.

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late.

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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