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How Can You Tell If Someone Is Seriously Overdosing From An Opiate
If you are: worried then confront this individual about your concerns and maybe enter a voluntary detox program. Honesty is very helpful, however be read for a backlash. Many people that are lost in their addiction will be very angry and resentful towards this honesty. If needed, ask their family for help. Lastly, you can even call the authorities if they pose a risk to society or themselves. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: Paxil (paroxetine) is a lselective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris) and is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety. If you have questions about your medications, you also should discuss that with your prescribing provider and/or pharmacist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me for example if someone is on pain meds, say codeine based or whatever, opiates. will they show as up readings of illegal drugs?
Tests can't tell the: difference, they only can say what chemicals are present. There is a specific metabolite of heroin that can be detected in urine tests within 1-2 days of use, but otherwise, no matter whether the person is using prescribed or street drugs, what shows up are Codeine and morphine, and several intermediate products, depending on what drug you are on. If you have a valid prescription,it isn't illegal ...Read more
With help: Firstly, i admire you. It may be easier (or harder) than you expect, but it's a good thing to do in any case. There are resources to help. Withdrawal can be serious and it's wise to have medical support thru that stage. Maintenance is also easier with support. There are groups as well as individual therapists for that. Best wishes on this effort. A good link: http://www.Addictions.Com/opiate/. ...Read more
Various ways: Short-term detox with methadone, Buprenorphine or Clonidine can be effective, especially when combined with an intensive treatment program, but the relapse rates are high. There are "blocking" agents like naltrexone, also available as a long-acting injection (vivitrol), which protects the person from "getting high" on opioids. Maintenance therapies with methadone/buprenorphine have best results. ...Read more
By prescription only: Although one may obtain opiates from illicit dealers, you should not even consider this, due to the legal risks and high chance of adulterated products There is a great controversy among physicians about whether opiates are over or under prescribed, and the consensus is toward the former. And the government encourages this in the name of the "war and drugs." see www.opiatecure.com for more details ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Detox: If no access to dr. You can do various things to ease your pain. Take an nsaid;motrin etc. As directed. Something like chamomile tea for stomach cramps and diarrhea. There are over the counter medications for diarrhea ask the pharmacist. Be as active as you can , intense interest in something should help.Dr.Can give you a set of medicines that should help a great deal and there is suboxone. ...Read more
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