is oxycontin withdrawal? What are the withdrawal symptoms
a person becomes physically dependent on oxycontin,
withdrawal happens when he or she stops using the drug. Though
oxycontin withdrawal is rarely fatal, it is often a difficult
process. This is why, at OAT, we encourage our clients to
undergo the detoxification under our care, so that oxycontin
dependent clients may rid their bodies of oxycontin with the
support and supervision of professionals. One of the primary
symptoms of oxycontin withdrawal is a powerful craving for
the drug. OAT offers a safe and supportive environment and
a staff that understands the difficulty of detoxification
and withdrawal. Other oxycontin withdrawal symptoms include
exhaustion, hot and cold sweats, nausea, coughing, inability
to sleep, depression, and diarrhea. If you are trying to break
your oxycontin habit, you don’t have to undergo withdrawal
symptoms alone. OAT can help. Please call us at 888.866.6165.
addiction treatment is a desirable option for entering
recovery, because many who suffer from oxycontin addiction
need help. Though withdrawal from the drug is vital to beginning
recovery from oxycontin addiction, there are many more important
facets of oxycontin addiction treatment. For an oxycontin
addicted person to be truly free of active oxycontin addiction,
the entire psychological and social life of the suffering
addict must be addressed. This sort of treatment can be very
helpful, because addiction is social, psychological, and environmental
as well as physical. The oxycontin addiction treatment program
offered by OAT can make an enormous difference for those who
truly want and need to recover from oxycontin addiction.
- What does “oxycontin crush” mean?
crush” is a term that refers to the practice crushing oxycontin
tablets so that the drug can be snorted, swallowed, or injected.
The reason that abusers of oxycontin will typically crush
oxycontin tablets is that crushing the tablets circumvents
the time-release function that the tablets’ coating provides.
Oxycontin is designed to release a steady dose over time,
which is effective for sufferers of chronic pain. Oxycontin
abusers who seek an immediate, powerful, and euphoric high
will crush oxycontin pills, because when oxycontin is crushed
and ingested, the dose is delivered all at once rather than
over time. Hence the term oxycontin crush.
is the brand name for oxycodone. Generic oxycontin is oxycodone,
the active ingredient in oxycontin. Recent court rulings indicate
that generic oxycontin, made by manufacturers other than the
orginal manufacturer and patent-holder of oxycontin, may come
on the market in the future. The active ingredient in oxycontin
is an opiate and is extremely powerful pain killer. Oxycontin
and generic oxycontin, while having legitimate medical uses,
can also be abused. When used improperly, oxycontin can be
OAT's oxycontin addiction treatment program
is designed to help people recover from the abuse of oxycontin,
alcohol, and other drugs. Many people cannot recover from
addiction to oxycontin without help. We can help people who
suffer from addiction get started on the road to recovery.
If you or someone you care about is abusing oxycontin and
needs help, please call OAT today at 888.866.6165.