Over 80% of people believe that prescription drug use will only continue to grow.
Approximately 65% of adolescents say that home medicine cabinets are the main source of drugs.
Over 6.1 Million Americans have abused prescription medication within the last month.
TThere are many addictive substances in the SSNRI, Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor, family one of which is Cymbalta. Cymbalta is prescribed to adults primarily, and sometimes children over 7, to increase the Serotonin and Norepinephrine levels in the brain, which helps to remove feelings of pain and discomfort. It primarily treats major depressive disorders, fibromyalgia and general anxiety. Pharmaceutical companies stress that Cymbalta is not an addictive substance, and this has been proven through animal testing. However, the danger and risk lies in the fact that people can become physically dependent on it. People don’t take Cymbalta to get high. As it’s an anti-depressant, people become dependent without even knowing it.
In addition to the side effects of use that accompany Cymbalta, the withdrawal symptoms are as follows: nausea, dizziness, nightmares, headache, nightmares, tingling or burning sensation, vomiting and irritability. Fortunately, it doesn’t take long to detox from Cymbalta. Some people do experience brain zaps in withdrawal, which are intense headaches accompanied with nausea and dizziness.
As Cymbalta only takes 5 days to exit the system, the long-term effects of Cymbalta are negligible. The most severe side effects are fast heartbeat and difficulty breathing, and jaundice. The remaining effects are irritability constipation, dry mouth, tremors, stiff muscles, excessive sweating and fever, light headedness and changes in libido.
When you admit to a treatment program, you have many different treatment options at your avail. Inpatient treatment has proven to be the most effective of all treatment modalities. Treatment varies from center to center, but generally, they follow the same guidelines. The patient will be at a live-in facility that is monitored 24-hours by a medical staff, while receiving therapy on an individual and or group basis. The advantage of inpatient care is that it removes you from the stresses and access to Cymbalta so you can focus completely on your rehab. Inpatient rehab for Cymbalta should be able to be completed in under 30 days.
If you’re unable to admit yourself to inpatient treatment due to cost or family and work responsibilities, outpatient care for Cymbalta treatment may be a viable option. In outpatient care, you have access to the same forms of treatment as inpatient care. For example, individual, group, family, cognitive behavior, and some alternative therapies like equine, music, art and yoga. Outpatient care is typically more affordable than inpatient care, and it’s more convenient. You can work it around your schedule. Many insurers cover treatment, and they may cover all or a portion of your outpatient care. Make sure you verify with your outpatient treatment center that they do indeed offer care for Cymbalta dependency.
As Cymbalta is prescribed for those people who are facing depression and despair they are the patients with the highest risk factor. It works by increasing the levels of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine, which help regulate mood and may block pain signals traveling through the brain. Cymbalta can also help ease pain associated with osteoarthritis, according to a report conducted by the International Journal of Clinical Practice in 2012. The researchers found that Cymbalta use resulted in fewer side effects than non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, and opioids like morphine.
If you have health insurance, your insurance company may cover part or all of your recovery for Cymbalta dependency. As rehab typically takes under 5 weeks, your insurance company may cover all of it. If you aren’t insured, talk to your treatment facility about the possibility of paying for treatment in payments. Also, most states have programs for rehab in place for people who can’t afford the treatment. Rehab foundations around the country offer grants to people who can’t afford treatment. You may qualify for one if you aren’t able to pay for rehab on your own.
Friends and family members of Cymbalta addicts may be victimized by their loved one’s dependency on the drug. They may also be victims when the person isn’t taking the drug, as it’s used to treat depression. If anything, Cymbalta should create balance in the mentality of the person using it under prescription, however if they abuse it and become dependent, it may affect relationships as it can cause the substance abuser to choose this drug over family and work obligations, which will create strain in family relationships. If this occurs, consider family therapy in your treatment plan. Family therapy works to reconcile relationships and communication within families to return the family to a support group for the substance abuser. Addiction can destroy family relationships and severely damage the support system of the family.
When clients finish detoxification, they are assessed for a treatment plan to be the blueprint for their recovery. They are assessed for addictions to drugs including dependency on Cymbalta, as well as addictions to other drugs and alcohol. They are also assessed for other mental and physical health issues. After detox, the patient can choose from an option of therapy methods. A popular therapy method is Group Therapy. Group therapy works best for people who are extroverts and find value in sharing their experiences publicly and listening to others struggling with similar addictions. This process of sharing and delving into their past can lead to healing, accountability and growth. Meeting people like them who also battle a dependency on Cymbalta and other anti-depressants can enable them to create a support system to help them when times are tough. You can also find a sponsor to help you on your path to sobriety.
Millions of people in the U.S. suffer depression in a variety of forms, and for a variety of reasons. Cymbalta helps them overcome this depression so they can live healthy, happy and fruitful lives. Doctors also prescribe Cymbalta to treat anxiety, fibromyalgia, pain from diabetic nerve damage and long-term bone or muscle pain. Cymbalta is in the class of medications called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, SNRIs. Cymbalta works by increasing the levels of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine, which help regulate mood and remove people from a depressive state. Cymbalta also blocks pain receptors traveling through the brain.
Because Cymbalta isn’t an addictive drug, the common danger is that it can lead to a physical dependency. The difference between the two is that addiction impacts the chemistry of the brain, and physically changes the make-up of the brain. Dependency impacts the nervous system of the body, and can have damaging side effects over time. The main danger is that people don’t realize when they are dependent on it, so they need to see their doctor frequently to assess the dosage level and the need for Cymbalta. The most severe dangers of Cymbalta are increased heart rate, heavy breathing and jaundice. Give us a call and we’ll help you find the treatment center near you, where you can find help for your Cymbalta dependency. Call today at(866) 578-7471 !