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Narcotics Addiction

Narcotics – Summary

Narcotics (Painkillers) are often prescribed initially by a doctor to treat pain a patient might be experiencing. If you or a loved one is abusing the use of a narcotic, it can have long lasting health effects. Help4Addiction can help you overcome this addiction and stop the dependency you may feel.

What are Narcotics?

Narcotics are painkillers usually prescribed for an injury or after an operation. If you are relying on the narcotic to give you feelings of well-being as well as pain relief then you could be suffering from an addiction. Lots of people can use painkillers without becoming addicted. If you feel you are relying on a narcotic to help change your general feelings then you could have an addiction you need to overcome.

What are the symptoms and side affects of Narcotics Addiction?

  • Confusion
  • Lack of feelings of pain
  • Sedation
  • Nausea
  • Shallow breathing
  • Anxiety

How is Narcotics Addiction Treated?

Treating the underlying cause of the addiction can help people to overcome the dependency they feel on the drug. Therefore therapy alongside a drug substitute can be given to the user.


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