Dilaudid is one of the most powerful and addictive painkillers on the market. Recovery Unplugged is ready to help you over Dilaudid withdrawal today. Call us today at 1 (800) 55-REHAB.
The symptoms of Dilaudid withdrawal are very similar to those of other opioids, such as Percocet, OxyContin and even pure heroin. These symptoms can occur in as little as six to eight hours after use and last for days. Like all other types of withdrawal, Dilaudid withdrawal usually occurs in three stages: early, acute and protracted. While each user’s Dilaudid withdrawal symptoms will vary based upon the scope and severity of their addiction, some of the more common include joint and muscle pain, fierce cravings, body cramping, insomnia. Intestinal distress, restless and irritability, hallucinations, depression, anxiety and much more. If you or a loved one are experiencing these or any other symptoms related to your Dilaudid use, contact your physician today to see if you need professional treatment. The longer Dilaudid abuse persists, the more difficult withdrawal is likely to be.
he United States opioid addiction epidemic has shattered any stereotype of the average drug addict. Prescription painkillers like Dilaudid killed tens of thousands of people last year, all of whom were from different cultural and economic backgrounds. Many users start using Dilaudid without any intention of abusing the drug; however, their bodies fail to metabolize the drugs properly and they wind up developing tolerance. Many users succumb to Dilaudid addiction because they started using the drug in a manner inconsistent with their physician’s orders. Others engage in recreational abuse by stealing their loved ones’ supply or buying it on the street.
Dilaudid withdrawal is a legitimate medical illness, just like heart disease, high blood pressure, chronic pain or anything else. The process should be treated comprehensive, medically supervised detox. Like all other opioid treatment, long-term care must include a way to treat the pain for which patients started taking Dilaudid in the first place. Simply helping patients get clean does little to help them manage their long-term withdrawal symptoms. After detox, patients may need behavioral rehab to help them address the root causes of their addictions and develop a strategy for avoiding relapse. Recovery Unplugged offers medically supervised detox.