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Signs of Dilaudid addiction and abuse
Common signs and side effects of Dilaudid use
Dilaudid has a number of recognizable side effects:
It inhibits ascending pain pathways in the central nervous system. Dilaudid also increases the pain threshold and alters pain perception.
- nausea and vomiting
- pain at the injection site
- local tissue irritation
- itching or skin rash
- increased sweating
Common symptoms of Dilaudid overdose
The symptoms of a Dilaudid overdose are:
- respiratory depression
- skeletal muscle flaccidity
- cold and clammy skin
- circulatory collapse
- cardiac arrest
Dilaudid addiction treatment programs
Dilaudid is a highly addictive prescription drug. Recovery and rehabilitation from Dilaudid addiction may require a treatment program ranging from certified addiction counseling to treatment at a residential alcohol and drug rehab center, depending on the extent of the addiction and a number of other factors.
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