What Treatment Is There for Opioid Withdrawal?

What Treatment Is There for Opioid Withdrawal? Are you experiencing opioid withdrawal?

If you are suffering from opioid withdrawal, you do not need to suffer in silence. There are treatment options available to help ease the pain and shame associated with opioid withdrawal.

Drugs Used to Treat Opioid Withdrawal

If you are experiencing withdrawal from prescribed opioids, such as Vicodin or Oxycontin, there are several drugs available to mitigate the symptoms associated with the abrupt discontinuation of highly-addictive opioids.

In addition to the drugs above, the following tips may help to ease the pain and suffering associated with opioid withdrawal:

Your Doctor Could Be Responsible For Opioid Abuse

Unfortunately, many doctors and other medical professionals overprescribe opioids. If your doctor overprescribed you opioids, and you suffered damages, you may be entitled to compensation.

Examples of Negligence That Could Lead to Opioid Abuse

Opioids are powerful painkillers, intended to ease pain associated with serious injuries, surgical procedures, and other medical conditions. Although oxycodone, hydrocodone, and other opioids are extremely effective at reducing or eliminating pain, they are also highly addictive. Doctors and other medical professionals who prescribe opiate agonists may be responsible for a patient’s abuse if they failed to:

If a doctor fails to take these risk factors into account, they could be liable for any resulting injury or death. Further, hospital staff may also be found responsible for overdoses if they failed to administer the correct dose, and/or failed to check for signs of overdose.

Types of Recovery in an Opioid Abuse or Overdose Lawsuit

If you or a loved one suffered an opioid addiction or overdose due to medical negligence, you may experience devastating emotional, physical, and financial consequences. A medical malpractice attorney with Newsome Melton can help you recover compensation so that you can get on with your life. Types of compensation you may be entitled to include:

Call Newsome Melton for a Free and Confidential Consultation

Victims and families may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, and other associated costs. Do not suffer in silence. If medical negligence played a role in your overdose, we can help. Contact Newsome Melton today at 855-633-2757 for a free and confidential consultation about your case.

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