Morphine is the most potent opiate analgesic drug that is used to relieve severe pain. Like other opioids, such as oxycodone, hydromorphone, and diacetylmorphine (heroin), morphine acts directly on the central nervous system (CNS) to relieve pain.
One of the major concerns of using morphine is the swift rise of the tolerance level. As a result, people strive to maintain the narcotic effect and will endure the negative side effects, such as the following:
Enduring these side effects demonstrates how quickly the psychological and physical dependence can occur.
With morphine, inpatient treatment has to break the psychological and physical dependence. To do so, the first phase of treatment is medically supervised detox. There are several benefits to medically supervised detox including the following:
During the detox process, trained detox staff consistently monitor you to minimize the withdrawal effects and assist you during the process.
After detox, an ongoing treatment plan is developed that factors in an analysis of each person’s needs. The treatment plan is designed to provide the services that you need to get the physical, psychological, and spiritual care needed to break the cycle of addiction.
Upon successful completion of your drug addiction treatment from a quality facility, you have the awareness and the tools to help you maintain your recovery. To assist you to cope after morphine addiction, you also want to consider the following:
In addition to these coping strategies, regularly attending support meetings provides additional support in maintaining your recovery.
Please call our toll-free number any time to learn more about how we can help you recover from morphine addiction.