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Oxycodone Addiction Treatment & Rehab

Oxycodone is a prescription drug which when abused can be highly addictive. Contact our team today for guidance on treatment and support. Enquire Now

Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller that is very addictive.

It is only available through prescription and is heavily regulated because of the dangers of abusing it.

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Symptoms of Oxycodone Addiction

It is still possible for people to develop an addiction to it, no matter how careful doctors try to be with it. Suppose you suspect that you may have an oxycodone addiction; recognising addiction and misuse of oxycodone can save your life as it is a drug that is very easy to overdose on.

There are some symptoms you can be on the lookout for.

  • Using oxycodone despite it causes adverse side effects.
  • Taking more than has been prescribed by a doctor.
  • Lying to multiple doctors and chemists to get more oxycodone.
  • Taking oxycodone even after you are no longer in pain.
  • Feeling the need to hide your drug use from your friends and family.
  • Using oxycodone to experience a high and not purely for painkilling purposes.

If you are using oxycodone to get high, that is drug abuse, and you are putting yourself at risk every time you do it. The sensation of  euphoria is not worth the danger you are putting yourself in both in the short and long term

It is never too late to make a change in your life to secure your health for your future. Addiction feels comfortable because it is familiar. But that comfort is hurting you, and the only way to keep yourself safe from it is to make a significant lifestyle change.

You deserve a happy and healthy life that isn’t controlled by oxycodone addiction.

Health Effects of Oxycodone Abuse

One of the biggest risks to your health from oxycodone abuse is that it is very easy to overdose on. An overdose can easily lead to death if experienced alone, and you cannot get medical help fast enough.

Beyond that, there are also both short-term and long-term effects of oxycodone abuse.

The side effects are:

  • Digestive system pain and distress such as chronic constipation
  • Drowsiness, slow reaction times and being unable to concentrate
  • Dry mouth
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Lack of energy
  • Mood swings
  • Breathing problems
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Sleep apnea
  • Low blood pressure
  • Seizures
  • Restlessness
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Increased heart rate
  • Nausea or loss of appetite
  • Sweating
  • Muscle pain

These effects can have serious life-altering effects if not quickly dealt with. The longer you abuse oxycodone, the greater the risk you are putting yourself at. It is better to struggle through the recovery process in drug rehab than deal with a lowered life expectancy in the future.

Treatments for Oxycodone Addiction

You don’t need to worry. There is help available for you so that you can take back your life from your oxycodone addiction. This help is in the form of treatments from a private drug and alcohol rehab centre, many of which specialise in treating painkiller addictions.

One of the principal treatments available for oxycodone addiction is therapy.

Depending on why you started abusing painkillers in the first place and the general state of your mental health, you may be referred for different types of therapy these include:

  • Holistic therapy enables mindfulness and communication for those that may struggle to be open with their therapist about their struggles and their experiences
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy breaks down overwhelming problems into smaller and more manageable parts. This allows you to deal with one problem at a time
  • Motivational interviewing allows you to find a positive distraction and influence from someone else to keep you away from drug abuse
  • Group therapy allows you to work with others to start dealing with the isolating nature of addiction and see that you are not alone

With therapy, you will be able to learn how to manage your addiction in the long run so that you can one day achieve long-term recovery.

Therapy is where your lifestyle changes start, and you will learn the necessary tools so you don’t give in to your cravings and relapse.

What to Expect During Detox

To safely go the rest of your life without abusing oxycodone again, you will need to proceed with a drug detox so that you don’t need to worry about any of the following withdrawal symptoms:

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Mood swings
  • Chills
  • Hot flashes
  • Goosebumps
  • Light sensitivity
  • Muscle pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Paranoia
  • Delirium
  • Dehydration
  • Hallucinations
  • Seizures

The detox process is very simple and involves your body working through the withdrawal symptoms to rid itself of all toxins, which includes any oxycodone in your system.

This process takes around ten days to complete. Due to the dangers of some withdrawal symptoms, you will be monitored by the rehab centre’s medical team day and night. They monitor your progress and ensure that your withdrawal symptoms never progress to the point of danger.

They do this by providing medication to relieve your withdrawal symptoms if needed.

Aftercare Support and Long-Term Recovery

Most rehabs offer aftercare support so that you are not alone once you leave the rehab centre.

These aftercare services can include:

  • Follow-up therapy sessions: So you can continue to work on your mental health and have your progress monitored.
  • A referral to a local support group:  A place you will find a welcoming environment filled with people who understand how you feel and how to help you.
  • A bespoke relapse prevention plan: This contains everything you learnt in therapy to avoid your triggers and replace your oxycodone abuse with a healthier coping mechanism.

With this support, you will be able to achieve long-term recovery. You are just starting your journey and don’t have to do it alone.

At Addiction Advocates, we are here to provide you with everything you need to start your rehabilitation journey. To access our help, you must call us at 0800 012 6088 or contact us via our online service.

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