Signs & Symptoms of Opioids Abuse

Symptoms and warning signs of an addiction to opioid medications.

Opioid Addiction Symptom and Warning Signs

Opioids can be bought illegally but abuse usually starts with a prescription. Since these can be prescribed sometimes it is difficult to realize if you or a loved one is addicted. When all you can think about is how you are going to get more and stopping use causes you withdrawal symptoms, you should reach out for help getting clean. If you have started stealing medications, buying the medication from someone else or off the street, or “doctor shopping,” visiting multiple doctors complaining about pain so you get multiple prescriptions, then the Medical staff at Recovery Ways is ready to help you.  

Opioid addiction and abuse is treatable. Learn more about the treatment options available and detox program for prescription pain killers.

Recovery Ways offers comfortable & medically effective inpatient detox

To treat opioid abuse symptoms and painkiller addiction issues Recovery Ways offers the following rehab programs:

Short Term Effects

  • Dilated pupils
  • Nausea, vomiting, constipation
  • Slowed breathing, drowsiness
  • Unconscious, coma
  • Depression
  • Vertigo
  • Rashes
  • Dry mouth
  • Seizures

Are you suffering from opioid abuse symptoms?

If the answer is yes, please contact our admissions coordinators today. We can review your insurance benefits, find the best addiction rehab program for you and walk you through the entire admissions process.

Some of the addiction symptoms of Fentanyl are considered short-term and some long-term. Regardless of their label they still remain dangerous and can pose serious health risks. If you suspect that yourself or a loved one are showing signs and symptoms of a fentanyl addiction, the next appropriate step would be to seek detox and or dual-diagnosis treatment.

Long Term Effects

  • Hypoxia (not enough oxygen to the brain), coma, permanent brain damage
  • Increased chances for a heart attack
  • Coma, death
  • Depression
Spotting Opioid withdrawal symptoms and other signs of substance abuse.

Do you need opioid addiction treatment?

Recovery Ways operate four facilities in the Salt Lake City area which provide medically managed detox, inpatient treatment, PHP, sober living and intensive outpatient services. We offer multiple levels of care for treating substance abuse issues to make your rehab experience personal and unique. If you’re ready to make a change our admissions coordinators are standing by to take your call.

Start the admission process by calling 1-888-986-7848 or contact us here.

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