Dihydrocodeine abuse is dangerous and can lead to severe problems such as addiction or overdose. For so many, regular use spirals out of control once a tolerance to medication develops over time. This means patients must take more and more to receive the drug’s benefit. Dihydrocodeine is a prescription narcotic drug used to manage pain and treat a chronic cough and shortness of breath. People can become hooked on their pain medication rather quickly, sometimes with relatively short-term use. Physical and psychological opiate addiction can be treated safely and efficiently in a short amount of time. It’s important to recognize the signs of abuse so that you can get help immediately.
Signs of Dihydrocodeine Abuse
Abuse can include any drug-related behavior that jeopardizes your health or well-being in any way. Using Dihydrocodeine in any way that contradicts the prescribing authority’s directions on use constitutes abuse. A set of instructions on proper use accompanies every prescription drug. If an individual uses dihydrocodeine in a recreational manner, it is misuse or abuse. Recreational users often abuse Dihydrocodeine and other narcotics to achieve a high or state of euphoria. If an individual takes more Dihydrocodeine than recommended or prescribed, it is abuse. Some people also choose to crush, chew or otherwise break pills to bring about a rapid release of active ingredients.
Combining opiates with other substances to increase effects is dangerous and abusive behavior. In some cases, this can lead to a fatal overdose. Typical drug-seeking behaviors are synonymous with abuse. These include “doctor shopping” to secure more than one supply and selling or buying medication on the black market. Some users also falsify prescriptions or attempt to obtain Dihydrocodeine and other opiates online to feed their addiction.
Safe Dihydrocodeine Abuse Treatment
The use of Dihydrocodeine outside medical parameters is dangerous and can cause addiction. Dihydrocodeine rapid detox can entail any number of medical or therapeutic treatments to rid patients of their reliance on the medication. Waismann Method ® Treatment Center is located “only” in Southern California and is renowned for its unparalleled success and safety record in treating patients from all around the world who have become dependent on opiates. We tailor each procedure individually to each patient. Waismann Method® combines safe medical detox and withdrawal management to ensure comfort and optimum results. We use intravenous medications to cleanse the Dihydrocodeine from patients’ opiate receptors, while patients rest comfortably in their private room of our full-service accredited hospital.
Our multi-board certified medical director treats a patient at a time in an individual private ICU room, where the level of medical care and attention is much higher than treatment centers that provide anesthesia and detox to multiple patients simultaneously & side-by-side. The Waismann Treatment delivers patients with 5 to 10 days/ 24 hours inpatient care — usually, patients spend 2 to 3 days in our accredited hospital and the remainder of the time at our private recovery center, Domus Retreat.
We pledge to provide the highest levels of medical care along with privacy, comfort and unparalleled safety throughout the Dihydrocodeine detox.