Opiates are used for treating pain. They are extracted from opium and known by different names such as opioids, opiates and narcotics. The term ‘opiates’ are also used for drugs which are closely related to opium such as, heroin, morphine and codeine whereas the word ‘opioids’ are used for the complete class of drugs consisting synthetic opiates such as Oxycontin.
Opiate is prescribed for treating pain, but its misuse or overdose can be very harmful. Opiates of all forms are highly addictive and withdrawal symptoms are extremely severe.
Opiate addiction recovery is one of the most difficult procedures and it is supervised by highly experienced staff at Red Road Recovery. Occurrence of relapses is quite common with the overdose of opiates. At Red Road Recovery, Detox program in combination with professional treatment enhances speed of recovery significantly.
Opiate withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable. The opiate withdrawals are life threatening if not addressed in a professional invirement.Clients are monitored 24 hrs daily by our professional staff.
Common Opiate withdrawal symptoms:
• Teary eyes, Goose bumps
• Runny nose, Hot and cold sweats
• Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhea, Abdominal cramping
• Irritability, Anxiety, Low energy, Insomnia, Agitation
• Muscle pains and aches
For some people there is a need for such opiate medications due to injury. In these situations a medication supervision protocol must be used. We at Red Road Recovery offer comprehensive program to help patients over the opiate addiction, and get back to sober life. We design custom program based on the type of opiate addition in order to ensure total recovery.