Demerol is an opioid likened to Morphine. At both recommended as well as non prescribed doses, high addictive potential is owned by it.
Many users don't understand they might built a Demerol dependence as it commonly is for most recommended medicines. Frequent intake of painkillers pacifies the body system making it dependent on the drug effects to give the same sensation to function in a "normal," way.
Physical dependence occurs when a user's brain ceases to function normally without the help of Demerol.
Demerol frequent users show signs of drug taking characteristics overtime.
In hopes of receiving increased amount of the drug, an addicted user may "lose" prescriptions in order to get fresh ones or go to the emergency room with a fictitious or self-made injury. A user may also hop from one doctor to another to get the drug prescription.
A person addicted to Demerol may :
Withdraw from family and friends
Despite the issues it's causing, be persistent in consuming Demerol
Overspend on drugs by devising different ways to raise the funds
Abandon their role in relationships
Even if it is something they really want to do, quitting a Demerol addiction is a very hard thing to do when it has taken a hold of a user. If you're addicted to Demerol, withdrawal signs for instance, uncertainty and disgust, present huge challenges to overcome. In an effort to feel better, this leads numerous people to relapse.
Demerol users can be assisted by a treatment programme that provides medical detox to interrupt this cycle and successfully be sober. Give us a call today for support searching for a programme that matches your requirements.
Meperidine is an opioid sedative and Demerol is the name for it's product. This drug can relieve mild or severe pain due to it's similar ingredients with Morphine or Oxycodone.
Demerol is classified as a controlled substance Class II and hence, can only be accessed through a prescription Demerol is sold in the underground market and goes by the names "dust" "d" or "dillies".
It is uncommon for Demerol to be suggested outside of a hospital building.
Demerol is produced in tablet and liquid forms. Genuine Demerol tablets are in 50mg or 100 mg strength, white in colour and have round shapes. In liquid form, Demerol is in syrup or injectable solution, and this form of Demerol is only administered by medical professionals in reputable health facilities. Demerol tablets and syrup once recommended by the doctors are taken by mouth.
Demerol Symptoms And Overuse
Getting addicted to painkillers such as Demerol happens in a subtle manner making it hard for the user to notice immediately. Initially they will start by taking the drug normally as a means to deal with pain, but tolerance can soon take place, and when it does the user will up their dosage to ensure they feel pain relief. In the process of increasing dosage, you get hooked to the drug and physical and psychology dependence sets in - this sign indicates drug addiction.
Substance abuse is any non-medical or non-prescribed use of Demerol.
Overusing Demerol occurs once the drug is taken in larger quantities, more often or beyond the time it is prescribed. The prescribed mode of Demerol is via the mouth. However, abuser's will take Demerol in the following ways:
Chewing the tablets
Making a powder and snorting it
Dissolving them in water and injecting it
These alternative methods of taking Demerol increase the intensity. The user experiences a powerful euphoria followed by an intense sedative mood. This powerful and long lasting relaxed state is one of the main purposes that some people get addicted to Demerol.
Abuse to Demerol can be fatal, and can lead to people overdosing. Drug overdose is the main cause of low self-esteem and deadly malfunction of the respiratory system. More symptoms of a Demerol overdose include:
Weak or limp muscles
Indifferent, sweaty skin
Seek professional assistance straight away if you think someone is in a Demerol overdose state.
Common Drug Mixings
Demerol is a robust painkiller and should not be mixed with other drugs, especially other Central Nervous System (CNS) depressants. Dangerous drowsiness, overdose and passing have higher chances of taking place if Demerol is mixed with other CNS sedatives like alcohol or benzodiazepines.
A risky combination is Demerol with stimulants as they have contradicting effects. Demerol symptoms can be concealed by other drugs, based on how strong they are. This may cause the user to take more of the stimulant or Demerol in order to increase the dulled effect which can in turn lead to an overdose. "Speed balling," is the term for the combination of stimulants and tranquilizers.
Abuse Statistics Of Demerol
If you or someone you know are struggling with Demerol addiction, you are not alone. Many people have broken free from the addiction and gained control of their life due to treatment facilities and programmes. Our dependence experts will back you up with a therapy clinic that suits your case whenever you ring us.