Avinza Is the Brand-Name of Morphine Sulphate. 

When Avinza is used as it is prescribed, it provides pain relief in roughly 15 to 30 minutes and continues to work for two to four hours. Because it is very addictive, its use is highly monitored by physicians. It tends to be prescribed in situations where addiction is less of a worry, such as for terminally ill patients suffering from pain. Individuals taking the drug over the long term can develop both a physical and a psychological dependence to the drug – as well as develop a tolerance for its effects. This tolerance forces Avinza users to take larger and larger quantities of the drug in order to achieve the same effect.

Respiratory Problems Associated with Avinza Abuse

Avinza drug abuse can result in many respiratory problems and is especially dangerous among elderly patients or those with hypoxia, hypercapnia, or upper airway obstruction. This respiratory depression can lead to death in the most extreme cases, even under medical supervision. Many of these risks are heightened by the way in which individuals outside of a doctor’s supervision are engaging in Avinza abuse. Oftentimes, they will chew the tablets or crush and snort (or dissolve in water and inject) the drug so that they get an immediate dose of a drug that is intended to be released over a number of hours. This can very easily result in an overdose.

Medically Supervised Avinza Detox and Rehabilitation 

After long term Avinza drug abuse, individuals will experience painful and dangerous withdrawal symptoms in as little as a few hours. These symptoms can last for days and include: restlessness, anxiety, runny nose, nausea, watery eyes, excessive sweating, dilated pupils, and convulsions. Due to the severity of these symptoms, individuals should seek professional assistance when they decide to end their Avinza abuse. A medically supervised detox and rehabilitation is the best way for individuals to free themselves from the cycle of Avinza abuse.