Dolophine Drug Abuse

Dolophine Is the Tablet Form of Methadone

Dolophine can be used for either pain relief or treating the symptoms of heroin withdrawal. Even though it can be used to help individuals manage the heroin withdrawal process (under a doctor's supervision), it is also an addictive drug. Ironically, many individuals who become addicted to Dolophine are actually recovering heroin addicts. This cruel aspect of Dolophine drug abuse is magnified by the fact that the withdrawal symptoms from Dolophine addiction often last much longer than those of heroin.

Dolophine Abuse Can Cause Fatal Heart and Breathing Problems

Dolophine abuse also causes individuals to have an increasing tolerance to the drug, forcing them to take larger doses for the same effect. This tolerance can increase within only the first few weeks of Dolophine abuse. In addition to the dangers of addiction, Dolophine also can have a number of side effects. These include: drowsiness, weakness, headache, nausea, vomiting, constipation, loss of appetite, weight gain, stomach pain, dry mouth, sweating, flushing, difficulty urinating, swelling of the extremities, mood changes, vision problems, difficulty falling or staying asleep, decreased sexual desire or ability, and missed menstrual periods. Dolophine may also cause severe and sometimes fatal heart and breathing problems.

Dolophine Abuse Can Cause Potentially Fatal Overdose

Overdose symptoms include: tiny, pinpoint pupils; slow or shallow breathing; cool, clammy, or blue skin; loss of consciousness; or limp muscles. Individuals who exhibit overdose symptoms require immediate medical attention. And, due to the fact that long term Dolophine drug abuse increases your tolerance to the drug, individuals can often increase their dosage to levels that make them susceptible to overdose.

Professionally Supervised Detox and Treatment 

Individuals who have fallen into the trap of Dolophine drug abuse should never attempt to quit the drug "cold turkey" without medical supervision. The withdrawal symptoms will make their attempt painful, potentially dangerous, and likely to fail. Dolophine drug abusers should always consult a doctor when attempting to break the cycle of addiction. A professionally supervised detox and treatment program will give them the best chance at a successful recovery.

 

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