Prescription drugs are often prescribed to individuals that suffer from illness or injuries. When prescribed by a medical provider, they are perfectly legal. However, these drugs are highly addictive even when they are prescribed by a professional. Many people abuse these drugs recreationally, which eventually leads to addiction. Below are 3 of the most addictive prescription drugs. If you are suffering from an addiction, contact our Pompano drug rehab.
Vicodin is a painkiller that is highly addictive. The prescription drug causes a euphoric state when it’s abused. Also, withdrawal symptoms of Vicodin are extremely dangerous. Once you start taking Vicodin, it might be difficult to stop without professional help.
OxyContin is a popular painkiller choice, especially for individuals that are in need of major pain relief after a serious injury or surgery. When the drug is crushed, injected, or snorted it will give a serious high. Abusing OxyContin often ends fatally.
This opioid is very addictive, even when taken as directed. Demerol hinders the section of the brain that controls pain. However, withdrawal symptoms can be severe. Some symptoms include fever, chills, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and depression.
Pompano Drug Rehab
Whether you have a drug dependence or severe addiction, 1st Step Behavioral Health can provide comprehensive treatment. We offer a full spectrum of programs and services, including:
- Inpatient and outpatient programs
- Sober living
- Relapse treatment
- Individual therapy
- Massage therapy
Don’t let a drug problem keep you from living a fulfilling life. Learn how to regain control over your substance abuse with our help. Contact us today at (866) 319-6126 to start your journey to recovery.