At Recovery Connection, our coordinators understand Endocet addiction. Many are in recovery. Treatment for addiction works. Call 866-812-8231 and let us help you find the right treatment program for your needs.
What is Endocet?
Endocet is a combination drug that includes acetaminophen and oxycodone. Endocet is used to treat moderate to severe pain in patients. The narcotic pain reliever can also produce to unwanted side effects such as:
- Difficulty breathing
- Nausea and stomach pain
What Is Endocet Addiction?
Endocet abuse occurs when you take more of the drug or the same amount of the drug more often than recommended. You may ignore the prescribed dose, and use the pills excessively to experience a high. Or you may have legitimate pain and take Endocet exactly as prescribed. As is the case with many narcotic medications, addiction can occur merely by taking the drug. Addiction to Endocet is a physical dependence first and emotional second.
The result of such an addiction is the continuation of the medication even when there is no longer any pain. In such cases, the abuser is not willing to admit to problems like nodding off, the inability to care for children or to a loss of productivity at work.
After you have become addicted to Endocet, you are generally taking higher doses than recommended to get high from the action of oxycodone on opioid brain receptors. Because Endocet combines acetaminophen with oxycodone, increasing the dose for the opiate means larger doses of acetaminophen, which causes liver toxicity in large doses.
Endocet addiction is no one’s fault. Addiction is a disease that requires intensive medical treatment. Recovery Connection coordinators understand addiction, guilt, shame and fear associated with Endocet addiction. Call 866-812-8231 and speak to a staff member who can help you find the best treatment possible.
Endocet abuse or addiction can destroy your life and the lives of those around them. Dishonesty becomes a part of your everyday life. It becomes more and more difficult to work, take care of financial and social responsibilities or to simply participate in life when you are addicted to Endocet.
The hallmark of Endocet addiction and abuse is continued use and extreme denial, despite the negative consequences. Extreme denial is likely to be manifested in the friends and family members of addicts as well. Statements such as, “You don’t know how much my back hurts,” or “I’m not using that much, and you should stay out of my business,” are common from the addict. However, a spouse, friend or other family member may also make the same excuses for their addicted loved one.
Endocet Withdrawal Symptoms
Stopping use abruptly canlead to Endocet withdrawal and may cause the following symptoms:
Withdrawal symptoms are like those with other opiates and may last from 3 to 7 days.
Endocet, an opiate, causes a physical and psychological dependence that is extremely hard to break without medications for opiate addiction. These drugs are prescribed in an opiate detox program, which should be followed by therapeutic drug rehabilitation.
After detox, you must enter an opiate addiction treatment program to succeed at long-term recovery. Detox is only a cleansing process for the body. It does not address the issues underlying addiction, addictive behavior, cravings and a range of addiction-related issues. Research indicates that without drug rehabilitation, you will nearly always return to using.
To break the cycle of addiction, you should start with a good detox facility, one that is inpatient and medically supervised. Recovery Connection can help. Call now at 866-812-8231 to enter detox and drug rehab today. Speak with someone who understands and cares about you getting better.
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Call 866-812-8231 to find out more about addiction, detox and treatment options for Endocet addiction. Our coordinators understand your fears as many are in recovery and have been in your shoes. Don’t wait another minute living with addiction. Stop its power of you, make the call now. All calls are confidential and our helpline is open 24/7.
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