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Oxycodone is a strong opiate derived from morphine. It is legally prescribed for pain relief. Patients often take oxycodone to control pain. Abuse of this strong opiate is extremely common. Abuse takes place when oxycodone is taken more than needed to manage pain. This drug has a powerful addiction potential, as with other opioids.
Oxycodone addiction is a serious problem and is growing at a rapid rate.
In the last 25 years, the number of opioid prescriptions for drugs like oxycodone has risen from 75 million to around 210 million. Because it is an opioid, it is highly addictive and is classed as a narcotic. People who abuse oxycodone may experience the following severe side effects:
One of the biggest problems with oxycodone addiction treatment is the person’s fear of withdrawal. Here are some of the common withdrawal effects that you or a loved one being treated for oxycodone addiction may experience:
Treatment doesn’t have to be unbearable. There are ways to minimize and often eliminate withdrawal symptoms. Successful oxycodone addiction treatment happens through a combination of detox, medication management and therapeutic interventions. Medication is used to control withdrawal symptoms and manage any other symptoms. Through the 2nd Chance Treatment for oxycodone addiction, patients learn effective coping strategies, and receive therapy to assist in the healing process.
Everyone deserves a second chance. Oxycodone addiction treatment centers play a key role in the transition from active addict to individual long-term recovery. Get started today with a treatment plan that works. Schedule an appointment for oxycodone addiction treatment with 2nd Chance Treatment Center today.
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