Symptoms and Warning Signs of Benzodiazepine Abuse
Benzodiazepine is prescribed as pills and intended to be orally taken but users might also crush it, snort it, or inject in. Sometimes people do not realize they are addicted to it because their doctor prescribed it. However, if you notice unusual behavior, they can’t function with the drug, constantly needing it even when the prescription isn’t ready to be filled, or they are visiting multiple doctors for multiple prescriptions, also know as “doctor shopping.” These are some signs you or your loved one may be addicted to benzodiazepines.
We offer a compassionate & medically supervised benzo detox.
Short Term Symptoms
- Insomnia, drowsiness, coma
- Blurred vision, dizziness, lack of coordination
- Anxiety, headaches, slurred speech
- Weakness, difficulty breathing
Are you or your loved one showing symptoms of a benzo addiction?
If so, it may be time to seek substance abuse treatment. Contact our admissions team to verify your benefits and find the best treatment options for you.
Long Term Symptoms
- Dizziness, fainting
- Slowed breathing
- Depression, aggressive, hostile
- Hallucinations, confusion
- Loss of bladder control
- Muscle tremors
Signs and symptoms of a benzo addiction can be devastating to the addict, their friends, and their family. Addiction warning signs can help determine if someone is need of treatment. If a benzodiazepine addiction is suspected, treatment may be necessary. Treatment for a benzo addiction will most likely be a mixture of medical detox, inpatient treatment and consistent after care for long-term sobriety.
Getting Help for Benzodiazepine Addiction
Benzodiazepine addiction can make you feel alone and helpless, but help is available. Recovery Ways offers effective and affordable drug rehab care in Salt Lake City. If you are experiencing issues related so substance abuse and need drug treatment now, please reach out to our highly trained and passionate admission coordinators. Our admission coordinators will review your insurance benefits and walk you through the entire admissions process.
Start the admission process and receive immediate help. Please call our team at 1-888-986-7848.