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Orange County Prescription Drug Rehab

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Prescription Drug Rehab

Prescription drug rehab and/or prescription drug addiction treatment is critical for those who are addicted to prescription drugs and who want to live ‘drug’ free.

Because of the insidious nature of prescription substance addiction, it is almost impossible to detoxify and rehabilitate, except under the supervision of a competent physician in a comprehensive prescription drug rehab program.

Prescription Drug Classifications:

  • Narcotics, Analgesics (opioids)
  • Pain Relievers (OxyContin, Vicodin, Percocet)
  • Stimulants (‘uppers’)
  • Anti-Depressants, Anti-Anxiety (Ritalin, Dexedrine, Meridia)
  • Depressants, Sedative-Hypnotics (‘Downers’, Benzodiazepines, Barbiturates)
  • ADHD, Insomnia, Asthma (Xanax, Valium, Librium)
 

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The Effects of Prescription Drug Abuse

Severe physiological and psychological effects may occur as a result of prescription drug abuse, including death. These effects are extremely broad in scope and intensity.

Many severe physiological symptoms of prescription drug abuse include

  • Respiratory depression/arrest
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Coma

Less severe side effects include lowered heart rate, shallow respiration, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, and pupil constriction, itching, and rash, among many others.

Psychological effects include impaired judgment, confusion, euphoria, mood disorders, and sleepiness.

Effects of Prescription Drug Withdrawal:

Common withdrawal symptoms from prescription drug abuse include:

  • sweating
  • malaise
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • goosebumps
  • ‘itchy blood’
  • muscle spasms
  • muscle/body aches

Prescription drug detox, without medication or preparation, called ‘cold turkey, is much more likely to result in these negative withdrawal symptoms in a much more pronounced manner. Our prescription drug rehab can help manage your withdrawal with the right amount of the right medications thanks to our expertly-trained staff.

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Prescription Drug Detox and Rehab

When it comes to prescription drug addiction treatment, detox is critical, prior to commencing rehabilitation. Although detoxification itself is not a treatment for addiction and abuse, it can help relieve withdrawal symptoms while the patient adjusts to being prescription drug free. Fortunately, there are a number of effective options for treating prescription addiction.

Long-term substance abuse should not be abruptly discontinued except under the supervision of an experienced physician, who can manage the withdrawal symptoms and minimize the withdrawal period.

Miramar Recovery, located in Orange County, a residential drug treatment program, provides physician-assisted and monitored detoxification, as well as comprehensive rehabilitation services in Laguna Beach and Newport Beach in Southern California.

Give us a call today to begin your prescription drug rehab and get your life back on track: (949) 755-0261.

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