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Signs of Morphine Addiction

There are certain signs and symptoms of morphine addiction that can help you determine whether a loved one is suffering from a possible drug addiction. These are:

Psychological symptoms:

  • Intense feeling of joy or euphoria
  • Inability to focus on the surroundings as well as impaired mental performance
  • Impaired judgement and preoccupation with the drug

 Behavioral symptoms:

  • Going doctor shopping or consulting multiple doctors at the same time to obtain more prescriptions
  • Stealing or lying so that more substance can be acquired
  • Hiding the stash of morphine or covertly using the drug
  • Uncontrolled use of morphine even when the addict knows that the use is worsening physical symptoms

 Physical symptoms:

  • Loss of appetite and impaired physical performance
  • Developing a high tolerance level for morphine
  • Interference with menstrual cycle
  • Suffering withdrawal when not taking the regular fix of morphine

 Effects of Morphine Addiction

A person abusing morphine will suffer from some very harmful effects of the drug. These effects include:

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  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dry mouth and dizziness
  • Loss of appetite and severe constipation
  • Difficulty in swallowing and respiratory distress
  • Reduced sex drive
  • Sleep apnea
  • Circulation problems
  • Low blood pressure and severe headache
  • Dehydration
  • Inhibited cough reflex that can lead to choking in severe cases

 Treatment Options for Morphine Addiction

Morphine addiction is a severe problem that needs immediate medical attention. Without proper medical supervision and guidance it is very difficult for an addict to get rid of the dark web of addiction.

Morphine addiction treatment includes both inpatient and outpatient rehab programs. Often morphine addiction treatment will consist of some type of morphine detox, but you can choose a program that matches your needs.

If you or a loved one needs to find a suboxone rehab center then our rehab helpline number is always available for you. Call us today and our expert adviser will help you find the best rehab center near your area.

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