Fentanyl ( Brand names: Actiq, Duragesic, and Sublimaze) is a synthetic opioid, which is 100 times more potent than morphine. The drug is highly addictive and has significant risks of overdose. Dangers of overdose are even higher, especially when the user is not aware of the drug they are using contain Fentanyl. If you or someone you care about is struggling with addiction, remember, there are effective options for Fentanyl rehabilitation available.
Fentanyl Addiction, Withdrawal, and Detox
Among the 64,000 plus lives lost to a drug overdose in 2016, the increase was among deaths related to fentanyl. Because of the drug potency and health risks, it is crucial to recognize are the red flags and warning signs of fentanyl addiction. Although symptoms of addiction always vary, the most common ones include:
Euphoria followed by depression and confusion.
Slowed heart rate and breathing.
- The stiffness of muscles.
- Slurred speech.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Pupils becomes pinpoints.
- Dry mouth.
- Loss of appetite.
- Sleeping issues.
- Swollen arms or legs.
Other signs of an opioid addiction can include various gastrointestinal disturbances, immune system issues, and overall declining health. Additionally, to the physiological signs, there is also the behavioral or emotional effects including social withdrawal, paranoia, a loss of motivation, and constant secrecy.
The fear of suffering through a Fentanyl withdrawal is one of the primary reasons people remain abusing the drug or do not seek rehabilitation services. Withdrawal symptoms can last up to several days and can also be very intense. Symptoms can include:
- Abdominal cramps.
- Muscle aches.
- Excessive sweating.
- A runny nose.
Due to the intense discomfort and health risks that can occur throughout an opioid withdrawal, an inpatient medical detox is always recommended.
If you or someone you care about is currently suffering from fentanyl addiction, call us at 1-800-423-2482 . Our addiction support specialists can provide more information about the detox options that can work for you.
Unique physiological and emotional challenges can affect each person differently and to find the best drug treatment is a challenge. However, if you want to break the cycle of fentanyl abuse, then a medical detox is probably your best option. In an accredited hospital, medical professionals, and mental health experts will help guide you through each step of the detox process. During this initial phase, doctors will provide a comprehensive evaluation to determine the best course of treatment. Once the detoxification phase is completed, Naltrexone therapy can start. Naltrexone is n opioid antagonist the blocks the effects of opioid drugs it also prevents physical cravings, what dramatically reduces the chances for relapse.
Whats better than a Fentanyl Rehab?
The Waismann Method of rapid detox offers premiere fentanyl rehab treatment that meets these requirements. Our program doesn’t commit you to attend meetings or follow steps for the rest of your life. We feel you can regain control over your addiction and we don’t label you an addict for life like other programs. Traditional drug rehab programs tend to offer a narrow approach to opiate dependency. Many are shame-based, meaning they label you an addict for life and instill the belief that you don’t have control over your life. Doctors now, recognize fentanyl dependence as a central nervous system disorder, caused by continuous opiate intake. We medically and humanely reverse a patient’s physical opiate dependency without unnecessary suffering, fear or shame. We also utilize the most advanced medical biotechnology available in the field of Opioid Use Disorder.
While other fentanyl rehab programs focus on “addiction,” which is a symptom and not the culprit, we treat the individual. We see, hear and assess each patient carefully, and with dignity and compassion. It is important to evaluate the risks and benefits of any drug treatment approach in order to deliver the best option.
Waismann Method Opioid Treatment Specialists
The Waismann Method® Treatment for Fentanyl abuse manages the depletion of natural endorphins in nerve cells due to an external supply of opiates. The Rapid Detox procedure uses intravenous medications to cleanse the opioids from patients’ receptors while they sleep under sedation. Patients awake without the awareness they experienced an accelerated withdrawal. Other medical detox options are available for patients which anesthesia detoxification is not the recommended option. The hospital stay is followed by a few days at our recovery center. At Domus Retreat people can explore possible underlying issues through therapy and holistic treatments such as massage, biofeedback, and counseling.
Fentanyl addiction does not have to rule your life and a fentanyl rehab is not the only way out. Furthermore, if you have professional responsibilities that you cannot abandon you can work on your laptop while recovering in your private suite. If maintaining a special diet is important to you, we can also offer customized meal plans with dietary accommodations. From kosher meals to gluten-free preferences.
If you or someone you love is suffering from a fentanyl addiction, call us today @ 1-800-423-2482. Find out more information about medical detoxification options and our private recovery services.