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Opana Withdrawal


Prescribed for severe pain that will need to be managed for several days or even several weeks, Opana works to change the way the body reacts to the feelings it is experiencing. While this can be helpful in a number of medically necessary situations, when taken without a prescription or in alternate doses, it creates symptoms similar to other opiates including euphoria and the sensation of being relaxed.

If you've realized that your addiction is going to result in Opana withdrawal symptoms when you're ready to quit, it's time to find the right facility for medically-assisted detox. BetterAddictionCare works with treatment centers nationwide that specialize in helping patients get through withdrawal and start healing. Call today for pre-screening to determine the best program for you, some near you and currently accepting new patients.

At some point, abuse of Opana turns into addiction; as the body becomes dependent on the medication. At the same time, friends and family may begin to notice changes, including an addict's relentless search for more and more of the drug. The first step towards addiction recovery is detox. The goal is to remove the substance from the body, allowing you to deal with others issues surrounding addiction and drug use. During detox, the body reacts to the change, resulting in Opana withdrawal symptoms like:

  • Increased blood pressure and heart rate
  • Increased respiration
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Chills and sweating

Because of these symptoms, it helps to manage the Opana withdrawal with medications prescribed by a highly trained medical professional. This makes it more likely that you will be able to take the next step towards treatment and successful recovery. Even some alternative rehab programs allow for special assistance when the time comes to stop taking Opana. Other facilities may recommend that the dosage be decreased gradually to allow for a more comfortable transition.

After experiencing Opana withdrawal, follow up treatment will help you continue with your progress. This includes addiction counseling and, in some cases, support groups. Take advantage of the assessment done by the treatment center you have selected to choose a customized program, well suited to meet your needs. Individualized care is one of the key components of a successful experience with drug rehab.

Finding a place to go through withdrawals can cause anxiety. You know you want to make a change but aren't sure how to begin. Let BetterAddictionCare coordinate your entry into a facility offering cost-effective care. You can be safe and well cared for at one of the top rehab centers specializing in Opana addiction. You can start by filling out our contact form or taking our online assessment.


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